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Martha (Monk) Vairin Witherspoon Brannan died on July 13, 2021. She was born in Indianapolis, IN on June 15, 1925. Several months later she moved to New Orleans, LA. She graduated from H. Sophie Newcomb College of Tulane University in 1946 and married Carl D. Brannan, M.D., of Jackson, MS. In 1954, Monk and Carl moved to Jackson, MS where Carl started his practice of Surgery. They raised six children in Jackson and began friendships that spanned many years. In 1970, Monk and Carl moved to Tampa, FL. She is survived by her loving husband of 75 years, Carl D. Brannan, M.D.; three sons: Anthony (Tony) Brannan, M.D. (Jane) and Bill Brannan (Kathryn), both of Tampa, and the Rev. Carl Brannan, Jr. (Beth), of Jackson, MS; and two daughters: Rebecca (Becky) Brannan Hatcher and Vairin Brannan Tolley (Rob), both of Tampa; and daughter-in-law Kimberly (Kim) Brannan of Tampa. Monk was predeceased by by her son, John Barkley Brannan and by her son-in-law Stephen Barclay Hatcher. In Jackson, Monk was an active member of the First Christian Church, Junior League, Symphony League, Red Cross and Salvation Army. She was a charter member of River Hills Tennis Club of Jackson, where she was an avid tennis player. www.blountcurrymacdill.com