Catharine B. BransonNovember 15, 1931 ~ January 9, 2018 (age 86)
Catharine Beck Branson “Kitty”, 86, passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Philip Lanier Branson, Jr; her son, Philip Lanier Branson, III; her parents, Horace and Betty Beck; her sister, Mary Elizabeth Leamy; and her grandson, Branson Alexander Jenkins. She was a native of Atlanta, Georgia and a longtime resident of Destin. She is survived by her daughter, Kate (Johnny) Dorland; her daughter Peggy Branson; grandchildren, Vanessa (Eric) Kuennen, Wright (Shannon) Branson, Travis (Kate) Dorland, Anne Dorland, John Branson, Luke Branson, Laura Anne Branson; and three great grandchildren, Delaney and Mylie Kuennen and Stella Dorland. Kitty graduated from Washington Seminary in Atlanta in 1949 and attended University of Georgia, where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. A memorial service will be held at First Presbyterian Church of Destin at 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 12th.