Welcome to the memorial page for

Minister Violet Marie Bowman-Branch

April 10, 1963 ~ September 9, 2021 (age 58)

“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:” “Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearance. II Timothy 4:7-8

Violet Marie Bowman Branch was born April 10, 1963 to Beulah Mae Jefferson-Bowman and the late WC Bowman in Jonesville, Louisiana.

At an early age, Violet accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Lord and Savior. She was baptized by Reverend T. H. Baker, Sr.

Violet graduated from Block High School in 1981, she continued her education in Monroe, LA at Robertson Business College where she graduated and then later attending Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La.

Violet Marie Bowman were united in holy matrimony to Samuel Sonny Branch on January 3, 1985. In that union, they were blessed with two sons, Samuel Joseph and Sean Justin, residing in Baton Rouge, LA.

Upon her departure, she leaves behind in God’s care her two sons: Samuel and Sean Branch, one grandson, Shon Ja’Yer Branch of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Thirteen siblings: Shirley O’Steen, Earline Bowman, Janice Finister, Frederick Bowman, Jearline Butcher, Doris Bowman, LaRonda Bowman, and Kacey Bowman all of Jonesville.  Evyette Bowman of California. Mary Bowman and Donald Bowman of Dallas, Texas. Keanne Bowman and McKensiy Bowman both of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. A special nephew Gerron Bowman and a large number of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her husband Samuel (Sonny) Branch, Jr., her father WC Bowman, Sr., and brother WC Bowman, Jr.

 Service Information

Funeral Service
September 18, 2021

2:00 PM
Ackland Creek Baptist Church
801 Division St
Jonesville, LA 71343

September 20, 2021

Ackland Creek/St. Mary Cemetery
gibson st
Jonesville, LA 71343

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