Ida Marie Howard Branch, 67, of Charlie Walker Road, Kannapolis, NC, passed away Thursday, March 15, at CHS - NorthEast.
She was born July 9, 1950 in Scranton, NC to the late John Howard and the late Ida Marie Clark Logan.
Ida was a graduate of the Hyde County School System and was currently employed with CHS-NorthEast Medical Center. She was a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church.
Services will be held Friday, March 23 at Covenant Presbyterian Church. Visitation will be 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, with funeral services at 12:00 PM. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Those left to cherish fond memories include her husband, Leon B. Branch of the home; four daughters, Lateka B. Davila (Raymond) of Salisbury, Tanara B. Cooper (Tyshan) of Kannapolis, Kimberly McDaniel (Kevin) and Lateia Howard both of Charlotte; one son, Raymond Rivera of New Jersey; six, step-children; 28 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; two sisters, Sara Grant and Ruth Gardner both of Richmond, VA; seven brothers, Lloyd Howard and Charles Howard both of Brooklyn, NY; John-John Howard and John Howard both of Richmond, VA, Curtis Howard of Louisburg, NC, Richard Howard of Delaware, and Darryl Pratt of Florida; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends