"We need to start loving each other and stop hating. Be kind to each other.”

Willie Brandon, 2007



Friends' Impressions

It is impossible to accurately and completely describe a person like Mr. Willie Brandon. He is a unique example of a true gentleman filled with wisdom and character. His every action reflects his love for God and his fellow man. His faith in life and God is unwavering. He is always pleasant, positive, dependable, trustworthy, caring, patient and humble. He is steadfast in his duties to others, and he fills everyone with joy.

Ernest Burgess, County Mayor

Mr. Brandon is one of a kind...he's a genuine, hardworking, Christian man who, despite his age of 102, continues to be a shining example to all of us.

Vicki Taylor, County Mayor's Office

What a wonderful living legend he is…the Lord has truly shown favor on his life. He is a blessing to all of us--a true example of strong will and determination. I thank God for allowing Mr. Brandon to be a pioneer in my life time.

Carolyn Holt, County Mayor's Office

Mr. Brandon is such an inspiration to all of us. His loving and caring ways are contagious. Everybody loves Mr. Brandon and he loves people. He is a very Godly man and it is an honor to call him my "friend."

Shirley Jones, County Mayor's Office

I love talking with Mr. Brandon. He is such a wonderful person. He knows so much history and it is so interesting listening to someone who has lived through so many things. (He remembers when the Titanic sank!) The Courthouse would not be the same without his smile every day.

David Jones, County Building & Codes Director

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