Branum NEWALLA Cpl. Cameron P. Branum, 23, Newalla, OK passed away on Dec. 27, 2012. He is survived by wife Timi (Cameron) Branum, sons Gavyn, Ayden, and Presley (due in April). Cameron loved his country and in doing so, enlisted in the Marine Corps in July 2007. He completed tours in Cuba, Japan, Haiti, and Afghanistan, before taking his current assignment at Parris Island, SC where he passed away. Cpl. Branum is also survived by his parents Gregory and Jan (Hopper) Branum and sister Rachel of Newalla, grandparents William and Earline Branum, Arkansas, 5 uncles, 12 cousins and numerous other family members. He is preceded in death by grandparents Donald and Violet Hopper. In lieu of flowers family request donations be made to Wounded Warriors Project or Cleft Palate Foundation. Services will be held at 2pm, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at the Asa Smith Memorial Chapel, Harrah, OK. Services are under the direction of Smith~ Parks Funeral Service in Harrah, OK. A guest book is available to share your memories on-line. Please visit

Published in The Oklahoman on Jan. 3, 2013