Originally created 01/09/01

Mr. Melgan Bragg



GARDEN CITY, Ga. - Mr. Melgan Bragg, 71, died Monday, Jan. 8, 2001, at Statesboro Nursing Home, Statesboro.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home, Sylvania, with the Rev. Don Scarborough officiating. Burial will be in Screven County Memorial Cemetery, Sylvania.

Mr. Bragg, a native of Screven County, had retired as a carpenter, was a member of Woodmen of the World and was Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Catherine Stone Bragg; and a sister, Opal B. O'Berry, Texarkana, Ark.

Pallbearers will be Dean Dickey, Raymond Dickey, Timmy Dickey, Dennis Bragg, Ronnie Bragg and Robbie Bragg.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m today at the funeral home.

The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 9, 2001