Mr. Willis Eugene "Gene" Brannan, age 74, of Shelbyville passed Sept. 22, 2012 at Heritage Medical Center after an extended illness. He was a native of Franklin County and was the son of the late Willis Eugene Brannan and Nellie Prince Brannan. Before his retirement he was a heavy equipment operator for Jones Brothers Contractors, served his country in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the V.F.W. and was of the Baptist Faith.
Survivors; children, Cecil (Jennifer) Brannan of Rutherford County, Tina Renea Brannan and Sandra Deanna Brannan both of Shelbyville, siblings; Jimmy Brannan, Thelma Childress, Artie Comstock and Faye Davis; and two grandchildren.
There are no services planned at this time. Mr. Brannan chose to be cremated.
Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.