Dr. T. Leo Brannon
In the early evening of December 27, 2019, Dr. T. Leo Brannon, 86, quietly slipped into the loving embrace of his Lord and Savior, reuniting him with his loving wife of 56 years, Martha Gauntt Brannon. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 4, 2020, at Jeffcoat Funeral Home Chapel, Tallassee, with Rev. Steve Dill officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time at Jeffcoat Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Gauntt Cemetery after the service, Jeffcoat Funeral Home directing. He leaves behind his son, Jeffrey Scott Brannon, daughter Susan Brannon Chancey and son-in-law, David Guy Chancey. Dr. Brannon was born on April 6, 1933, in Noma, Florida. At the age of 17, Leo became the youngest licensed Methodist minister in the state of Alabama. Before retiring in 2005, Dr. Brannon served as pastor at churches in Troy, Ramer, Carrville, Samson, Brundidge, Mobile, Auburn, Pensacola, Selma, Brewton, and Chatom. Always reassuring and calming and armed with an infectious smile, Dr. T. Leo Brannon was a beloved husband and father. He leaves behind beautiful memories and an amazing legacy of faith and love to all his parishioners and the many others he touched along his path.