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Flowers left for James Bragg
The Hawkinsville Dispatch and News, Hawkinsville, Georgia, Thursday, August 21, 1939, p. 1:FUNERAL SERVICES (FOR) J. H. BRAGG FRIDAYProminent HawkinsvilleCitizen Died SuddenlyJust Before Noon YesterdayTomorrow at 3:30 p.m., funeral services for J. H. Bragg, 70, prominent Hawkinsville citizen who died suddenly just before noon Wednesday, will be held from the home, Rev. E. B. Collins officiating. Interment will be in Orange Hill cemetery under the direction of Clark Funeral Home.Active pallbearers will be Messrs. R. O. Pate, J. F. Lee, C. T. Burrows, G. W. Jordan, Jr., H. F. Lawson, C. S. Glisson, P. G. Heard, and R. D. Buchan.Surviving are: Mrs. Bragg, his wife; Lewis H. Bragg, Herlingen (sic), Texas; L. F. Bragg, Hawkinsville; E. Lawton Bragg, Tulsa, Okla., sons; Mrs. C. J. Nicholson, Dallas, Texas; Mrs. Prentice Jackson, Soperton, and Mrs. Freeman Bragg, Hawkinsville, daughters; and four brothers, Ira, Charles, Edgar and L. E. Bragg.* * *The Hawkinsville Dispatch and News, Hawkinsville, Georgia, Thursday, September 7, 1939, p. 1:JAMES H. BRAGG IS LAID TO REST LAST FRIDAY AFTERNOONFUNERAL OF PROMINENT LOCAL CITIZENATTENDED BY FRIENDS FROM MANY SECTIONSWith hundreds of friends attending, funeral services for James Herndon Bragg, Hawkinsville business man and prominent citizen, were held last Friday from the residence. Rev. E. Bunyan Collins, Baptist pastor, officiated and interment was under direction of Clark Funeral Home.Mr. Bragg was born in Jones County, April 19, 1869, and came to Hawkinsville when he was about 21 years old. In 1892, he married Miss Emma Fleming and he is survived by her and seven children, four sons and three daughters. They are: Lewis H. Bragg, of Harlingen, Texas; L. F. and Thomas Bragg, of Hawkinsville; E. Lawton Bragg, of Tulsa, Okla., Mrs. C. J. Nicholson, of Dallas, Texas; Mrs. Prentice Jackson, of Soperton, and Mrs. Freeman Bragg, of Hawkinsville.Four brothers, Ira, of Gray, Charles of Tampa, Edgar of Macon, and L. E. Bragg of Columbus, and a sister, Mrs. W. W. Crocker, of Valdosta, also survive.Mr. Bragg throughout his life was interested in farming and horses. For a number of years he was in the livery business with his brother, T. H. Bragg, in Hawkinsville. For quite a while too, he was in the timber trade and livestock and coal business, the latter two, with farming, occupying his time of recent years.He was quite fond of hunting, fishing and racing and was a keen judge of horseflesh. He was a member of the Hunting Club at the time of his death.Mr. Bragg was a member of the Baptist faith and a deacon in the First Baptist Church of this city. He was an upstanding citizen and most highly regarded throughout the city and county. His sudden death was a distinct shock to hundred of friends. His pallbearers, all close associates, were: Messrs. R. O. Pate, J. F. Lee, C. T. Burrows, G. W. Jordan, Jr., H. F. Lawson, C. S. Glisson, P. G. Heard and R. D. Buchan.Out of town relatives and friends who attended Mr. Bragg's funeral included:Mr. and Mrs. Lewis H. Bragg, Harlingen, Texas; Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Nicholson, Dallas, Texas; Mr. and Mrs. E. Lawton Bragg and children, Nancy and Charles Dudley, Tulsa, Okla.; Mr. and Mrs. Prentice R. Jackson and children Jean and Prentice, Jr., Soperton; Mr. and Mrs. Josh Wimberly, Atlanta; Mrs. Wesley Crocker, Miss Dorothy Crocker, Valdosta; Mr. Charles W. Bragg, Tampa, Fla.; Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Bragg, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Bragg, Mr. and Mrs. Pliny Hall, Mr. John DeLamar, all of Macon; Mr. and Mrs. I. W. Bragg, Mr. Noel Bragg, Gray; Mrs. Robert Maddox, Irwinton; Mrs. Lillian Strange, Mrs. Charlie Fleming, Mrs. Bernice Gaskin, Tifton; Mr. and Mrs. George Bragg, Mrs. Malcolm Argo, Americus; Mr. and Mrs. Nicholson, Miss Essie Nicholson, Chester; Mr. and Mrs. Hendley McLeod, Pineview; Mrs. J. R. Wimberly, Jeffersonville; Rev. Windburn, Soperton.
- Joseph T. Fleming
 Added: Jun. 6, 2011

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