|Birth: ||Feb. 20, 1929|
|Death: ||Feb. 25, 2013|
Doris Jean McCarty Bragg, 84, of Richardson, Tx. passed away on February 25, 2013. Doris was born February 20, 1929 in Weatherford, Tx. to Norman T. and Adele McCarty. She was the oldest of 6 children.
She graduated from Weatherford High School in 1947. As a young, striking beauty, Doris moved to Dallas and lived with her Aunt Sue Garrett to attend Arlington State College and SMU. Doris was a member of SOS Sorority. On Feb. 21, 1953, Doris married a very tall and handsome Francis Bragg. They began their lives together in Oak Cliff, raising 2 children.
Doris was a member of the Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts, The Dallas Chapter of Women's Council of Realtors and embraced a career as a real estate agent and broker in Oak Cliff. Life long friends were made in Oak Cliff and at Glen Oaks United Methodist Church in the Open Door Sunday School Class. Doris and Francis spent many years playing couples bridge, attending dinner parties and traveling with their friends.
In 1974, the family moved to Richardson, where Doris was a member of the Richardson Women's Club, Richardson Republican Women's Club, Eastern Star and Spring Valley United Methodist Church's Beacon Sunday School Class and UMW.
Doris was a bright, strong willed, quick-witted, caring person, who loved to cook, bake, read, travel, shop and play bridge. Most of all, Doris loved to visit her Mother and family as often as she could in Weatherford, TX. Her parents, Norman and Adele McCarty, preceded Doris in death.
Doris is survived by her husband Francis Bragg and son, Barry Bragg, both of Richardson, daughter DeEtte Bragg Peters and son-in-law, Paul Peters, Jr., grandchildren Taelor, Lauren and Price Peters, all of Dallas, Tx. Survived by brother, Ray McCarty and wife Mary of Weatherford, Tx., sisters Carolyn Chylmanski and husband Frank of Weatherford, Tx., Anita Sparks of Westherford, Tx., Norma Stafford of Queen Creek, AZ, Sandy Cammack of Yorba Linda, CA, many nieces and nephews, cousins, her extended Bragg and Peters families and many long time devoted friends.
The memorial service will be held on Friday, Mar. 1, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Spring Valley United Methodist Church, 7700 Spring Valley Rd., Dallas, Tx. 75254 preceded by a private family graveside service in Restland.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials to be made "To Ease the Burden-Find the Cure for Parkinsons's" The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson Research, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, NY, NY 10163-4777 Or to the Spring Valley United Methodist Church Foundation, 7700 Spring Valley Road, Dallas, Tx. Services will be under the direction of the Restland Funeral Home.
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Record added: Feb 27, 2013
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