Let the memory of Jasper be with us forever
  • 92 years old
  • Born on August 24, 1922 .
  • Passed away on April 28, 2015 .

Mr. Jasper O. Branford of Columbus, passed away April 28, 2015 at Midtown Medical Center at the blessed age of 92. 

Mr. Branford will be laid to rest in the Church Cemetery on Sunday, May 3, 2015 following a Two O'Clock P.M. Homegoing Celebration in the sanctuary of St. Paul C.M.E. Church in Shiloh, GA.,

Pastor Kenneth Smith will officiate. Pastor J.W. Jones will deliver the Eulogy.

Visitation 1:00 til 4:00 P.M. today at the funeral home.

The cortege will depart from 311 Braselman Avenue Sunday at 1:00 P.M.

Arrangements entrusted to Progressive Funeral Home, Inc. "A Touch Of Dignity For Those Who Care."  

Posted by Ozelle Moore on 29th April 2018
Daddy I think and talk about you daily. You will forever be a light in my life and the wind beneath my wings. Love you more :) Your namesake OBM
Posted by Laura Lowe on 28th April 2018
I will never forget you my dear, dear, friend. What a blessing it was when you came into my life. I will always love you. I will see you again of this I am sure.
Posted by Gloria Branford-Strode on 28th April 2018
I think of you everyday. Thank you for all of the sacrifices you made to give your 4 GIRLS a home. ALWAYS IN MY HEART#FOREVER MY DADDY...The Baby Girl #4....Gloria
Posted by Travis Chambers on 24th August 2017
Happy Birthday PaPa!!! I love you and miss you. Keep your arms around me.
Posted by Gloria Branford-Strode on 24th August 2017
Happy Heavenly Birthday DADDY! You were an awesome Dad & PAPA. You gave your life fully to us and our children.You will forever be the LIGHT and THE WIND BENEATH our wings. Until we see you again...Love you forever...the Baby Girl #4 Gloria!
Posted by Ozelle Moore on 24th August 2017
Every single day, I am grateful that you are my Daddy You were my greatest teacher of giving and receiving; cherishing your child AND grands with all your being. XOXO 'O'
Posted by Gloria Branford-Strode on 29th April 2017
Daddy, Thanks for the decades of sacrifice so that we could have our dreams and families. You are a GREAT example of what a Man should do for his GIRLS. HEAD & SHOULDERS ABOVE THE REST......THE BEST....until we see you again.....Love you always & forever #4 Baby Girl
Posted by Ozelle Moore on 28th April 2017
Daddy I am loss without you. I wake up every day with a heavy heart and emptiness. You were my ROCK. Love you with all my being Ozelle
Posted by Ozelle Moore on 26th August 2016
Daddy The greatest gift I ever had ...came from God and it was YOU. You left a legacy that can not be matched...your zest for life and embracing the challenges of the world were only a small part of who you were. I love you MORE!! ..and miss you dearly. OBM Happy Birthday
Posted by Travis Chambers on 24th August 2016
Hey PaPa, I miss you!!!! I'm still pushing. I ran across your eye glasses in the truck on last week. They came in handy while driving. lol. Well, everything is everything. Keep your arms around me. Love you.
Posted by Gloria Branford-Strode on 24th August 2016
Always in our hearts...NEVER FORGOTTEN.....Your legacy lives on through our children and their children...#BRANFORD FOR LIFE Jasper's Girls........Happy Birthday Daddy !
Posted by Travis Chambers on 25th August 2015
Papa, I miss you and I love you. There is not a day that goes by without me thinking about you. I know you are with me In the spirit. The truck is still on the road. I hope I have made you proud and I know you will continue to watch over me. Sincerely, Best Grandson Ever!!!!
Posted by Ozelle Moore on 25th August 2015
Dearest Daddy Your precious Love meant more to me than you knew. You had so much wisdom and foresight. You taught me how to be a good parent and I am thankful.You were my best friend. and I am grateful.I cherished our relationship and moments together.My heart weeps for you and I miss you dearly. You are my Hero and the Wind beneath my Wing. My love for you is breakable. Happy Birthday Ozelle
Posted by Brenda Chambers on 24th August 2015
Daddy, how I love you!!! We miss you so much, you will be forever in our hearts. How I wish I could dance with you again ( two step). You were a SUPER Mom and Dad, you chose to keep us together after Mama passed. You were always there for us, Jasper and his Angels( 4 girls). What a Man!!!! Forever in my heart, Daddy the tears want stop. The Eldest Girl, Brent
Posted by Stella Watson Revell on 2nd May 2015
To the Brandford sorry for your lost I too know Mr.Jasper for all my life he and my father has some good time here in Manchester may god bless all of you ! Love Stella Watson Revell and family.
Posted by Gloria Branford-Strode on 2nd May 2015
Thank you DADDY for giving up your life and dreams so we could have our dreams. You were the BEST and an AWESOME role model for other men. ONLY YOU could raise "4GIRLS" and do it well! WE WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU UNTIL WE SEE YOU AGAIN. Love You Always & Forever Gloria ( The Baby Girl #4)

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