Shawna Branam

December 20, 2013 

Shawna Jeanne Branam

Oct. 20, 1958 - Dec. 15, 2013

Shawna Jeanne Branam, 55, of Harrisonville, was born Oct. 20, 1958, in Harrisonville, the daughter of Norman Carl “Jack” and Shirley Jean (Bourland) Hutson. She died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013 at St. Joseph Medical Center, Kansas City.

Shawna was a Special Education Teacher for Archie, Harrisonville and East Lynne school districts. She graduated from Central Missouri State University in 2007 with a Bachelors of Science in Special Education. Shawna was a member of East Lynne Assembly of God and she loved doing crafts, scrapbooking, sewing, watching the birds and all kinds of animals.

Shawna is survived by her daughter, Brandee Branam, of the home; her parents, Jack and Shirley Hutson, Hollister; a brothers, Shannon Hutson, Harrisonville; aunts and uncles, Jeane and Larry Helwig, Wilson, N.C., and Gerald and Connie Bourland, Peculiar; other relatives and many friends.


There was a Celebration of Life Service at 7 p.m. Dec. 18 at Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville.

Family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Harrisonville Animal Shelter.

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Arrangements: Dickey Funeral Home, 2401 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-884-6244.

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