Remembering P B
On Monday, June 4th, 1956, Patricia Ann Branch (Thomas) was born to the late Herman Thomas Sr. and the late Ella King Thomas in Angleton, Texas. She was the 5th child born of 12. Patricia attended Angleton High School and graduated in 1973.
In her early years, Patricia worked for the Angleton Drapery, Angleton Danbury Hospital, Intermedics, and ended her work tenure at Benchmark Electronics where she retired after two decades.
Patricia grew up in a Christian home. She received Christ to be her personal Lord and Savior in her youth and confirmed her faith in the Lord Jesus. Patricia was a member ofCommunity Of Love United Methodist Church, formally Ward Chapel United Methodist Church. She was a member of DIVA’s For Christ United Methodist Women ministry.
Patricia met, and fell in love with Roy Branch, they combined a family of three children (Patricia-Everett and Roy-Stephina and Royce) and together they had three children (Elliott, Africa, and Pegan). Patricia and Roy produced a 43 year union of loving memories together.
Patricia, was preceded in death by her father, Herman Thomas, Sr., and her mother Ella King Thomas, her brother, Herman Thomas, Jr., her sisters, Elouise Thomas, Dale Thomas and Gale Thomas and several special in-laws, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Patricia aka “PB” was well-known and loved by many young and old. She was known to be the first to arrive and the last to leave. PB captured many people hearts by her consistency of hospitality and straight forward attitude. When in attendance of an event if it wasn’t going accordingly, you would hear her famous saying “Borrring”. PB made sure strangers felt like family and family felt like her closest friend. She would always go out her way to let you know “who loves you baby?” During her pastime PB enjoyed watching movies with her husband, spending time with her children, grandchildren, watching the Texans and playing games on her tablet. PB enjoyed having a good time and would forever be known as the life of the party.
Patricia, leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, Roy Branch, her sons, Everett Thomas (Francine), Elliott Thomas (Demetrie), and Royce Branch (Lacie), her daughters Africa Branch-Smith (Andre), Pegan Branch-Brown (Isaac), and Stephina Bradley, her 13 grandchildren, and 1 great-grand child; her brothers: Larry Thomas, Sr. (Mary), Robert Thomas (Linda), and Joseph Thomas, her sisters: Margie Hall, Artie Jackson (Alvaris, Jr), Dodie Green (Gary), and Angie Thomas, sister-in law, Shelia McAfee (Gary), Uncle, John Henry Thomas, her aunts, Evelyn Thomas and Cherrie Mae Ward, her god-children Shana Perry, Marcus Richardson, and Julia Richardson, along with a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends and special friends “Golden Girls” (Linda Smith, Irene Davis, Debra Sneed, and Louisa “Wheezy” Navarro-Owens..