Martha “Jeannie” Brandon, age 87, of Show Low, AZ passed away in her sleep on March 5, 2021, with her daughter Brandy Bishop by her side. Jeannie was born to parents Ernest and Georgia Gibson on March 24, 1933 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Her family moved to Arizona in 1949. Jeannie was a business owner and Homemaker. She had a strong demanding personality. She expected the best of people and gave life, her best effort. Being strong, tough, and capable, she passed these traits to her daughters, which helped them through many of life’s challenges. Jeannie enjoyed traveling with her late husband Leonard. They visited Arkansas, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada. Jeannie appreciated many of her dear friends and would let them know her feelings for them. Her family appreciates the kindnesses of Hospice Compassus over the last year.
Jeannie is survived by her daughter Karen “Brandy” Bishop, of Show Low, AZ, who owned Brandy’s Golden Comb Hair Salon for 40 years. She is also survived by stepchildren Lieutenant Colonel David Crockett, Tom Crockett, William Crockett, and by Janet Amos and Linda Crockett, by 4 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Buford E. Brandon in 1984, and then by husband, Leonard L. Crockett in 2011, and by her daughter Janet Cole in 2018.
A Funeral and Memorial service will be Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 10:00am at Silver Creek Mortuary Pinetop, 440 E. White Mountain Blvd. with a brief viewing immediately before the service. Interment will follow at the Show Low City Cemetery.
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