James Branson Webb


James Branson Webb, 80, of Mt. Gilead, surrounded by his loving family, passed away Saturday afternoon, September 7, 2019 at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst.

A celebration of life service will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at First United Methodist Church in Mt. Gilead. Jim Kiser will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the church fellowship hall.

Branson was born in Wadeville to the late William Branson and Elgie Sedberry Webb. He worked many years as a route salesman. He loved his family, especially his beautiful granddaughters and his great-grandson. He enjoyed golf, fishing, Duke basketball, going to yard sales, and cooking. He will be remembered for his chicken and dumplings and his chocolate pie. He never met a stranger and loved spending time talking to people. He will be missed by his dog, Fritz.

James is survived by daughter, Lisa Morris and husband Rodney of Troy; granddaughters, Ashley Jones and husband Daniel of Mt. Gilead and Emily Morris and friend Will of Greensboro; great-grandson, Greylon; and former spouse, Ann Bates of Mt. Gilead.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Montgomery County Humane Society, 442 Landfill Rd, Mt Gilead, NC 27306.

Online condolences: edwardsfuneralhomes.com