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Matthew Shane Brannon

Memorial service for Matthew Shane Brannon, 47, of Quitman, is scheduled for 10:00 AM Friday, May 12, 2017 at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Fred Morrow officiating. Shane passed away May 8, 2017 and will be laid to rest at Clover Hill cemetery next to his mother who preceded him in death in 1997.

Shane was born in Tyler to Terry Brannon and Jacqueline (Rushing) Melvin on July 25, 1969. He graduated from Quitman High School in 1987. In high school he played football, basketball and baseball. After graduation he attended The University of Texas at Austin where he received a BBA in Business. Shane enjoyed all sports, especially the Texas Longhorns, Dallas Cowboys and the Texas Rangers. He worked for Kyle Lee Construction in Quitman and previously worked in sales in and around Austin.

Survivors include his father and step-mother Terry and Cate Brannon of Los Angeles, CA; sister, Kristie (Brannon) Condit and husband Allen of Richardson; brother, Wesley Melvin and wife Norma of Keller; son, William "Billy" Brannon and daughter, Lucy Brannon of Quitman; aunts, Ganelle Moore of Quitman and Glenda McElyea of Garland; uncle, Billy Rushing of Quitman; nieces and nephews, Jackson Bueno, Zach Bueno, Kayleigh Melvin, Emery Melvin and Jake Melvin.

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"And now may God, who gives us his peace, be with you all. Amen." Romans 15:33 NLT

Hardie Ingram May 12 2017 12:00 AM

Nell Frenvh May 12 2017 12:00 AM

We are thinking of you during this difficult time.

Sheree Gates (Bright) May 12 2017 12:00 AM

Such a loss of a wonderful friend. His infectious smile and gentle nature will surely be missed. Rest in peace Shane.

Tavian & Chrispen Tave May 12 2017 12:00 AM

Shane was a good friend with an infectious smile. He will be dearly missed

Tavian & Chrispen Tave May 12 2017 12:00 AM

Our hearts and prayers go out the family and friends of this sweet soul. Shane is a sweet, sweet angel in heaven. He will be forever loved and cherished. Thank you, Lord, for sharing him with all of us. David and Vikki (Deuson) Keith

David and Vikki Keith May 11 2017 12:00 AM

Gilbreath Kevin May 11 2017 12:00 AM

My heart breaks for the family of Shane!! I am so sorry for your loss...May our Lord be with you during this time and give you peace and comfort in the difficult times ahead of you! Jackie (Shane's mom) and Glenda (aunt) were best friends of mine and my sister's...and when Kristie and later Shane, were born, we were at the hospital to welcome these beautiful babies into this world!! What a happy day!! I love all the family. I especially pray for Billy and Lucy..may they cherish their memories, and lean on God for understanding!My love to you all.

Debra C McAllister May 11 2017 12:00 AM

Sorry for your loss

Charles French (Ricky) May 10 2017 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

David & Lynda Seago May 10 2017 12:00 AM

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