She was the daughter of Claude and Juanita (Henson) Beisch. Claudene married John Dewey Branch May 23, 1949.
She was a homemaker and member of the First United Methodist Church of Jacksboro. She passed away Monday, March 10, 2014 in Jacksboro at the age of 82 years old.
Claudene is preceded in death by her parents, her husband John Dewey, a dear friend Roy Hall of Joplin, her brother Ervin Beisch and sister, Lahoma Martin.
She is survived today by her children, Danny Branch and wife Mona Lee Branch of Pagosa Springs, Colo.; Clint Branch and wife Janice of Jacksboro; and Kay Cox and husband Fan of Jacksboro; brother, Lawrence Beisch of Dundee; sister, Fern Schrieber and husband Harold of Windthorst; sister in law, Susie Beisch of Iowa Park; 13 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren and many other extended family members and friends.
Services were held Thursday, March 13 at the First United Methodist Church and burial following at Oakwood Cemetery with Coker Funeral Home handling arrangements. Please visit www.cokerfuneral.com for online tributes and a memorial video.