Bragg nee Weidner, Mary Helen

Visitation:
Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018
Time: 5:00 to 8:00 PM and after 9:00 AM on Friday, March 23, 2018

Visitation Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO

Service:
Date: Friday, March 23, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM

Service Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO

Interment:
Crestview Memorial Park, St. Clair, MO

Memorials / Donations:
May be made to First Baptist Church, St. Clair, MO



Obituary
OBITUARY

Mary Helen Bragg of St. Clair, MO, departed this life in St. Clair on March 20, 2018, having reached the age of ninety-one years, two months and twenty-five days. Mary was born in St. Louis, MO, on December 25, 1926, daughter of William Weidner and Mary Weidner nee Rose. On march 14, 1955, she was united in marriage to Glendon Otho Bragg, known to most as Glen, and three children came to bless this union.

Mary is survived by two sons, Glendon Bragg, known to most as Butch, and life companion, Tina, of St. Clair, MO and Clayton Bragg and wife, Debbie, of Washington, MO; by two step-children, William G. Bragg, known to all as Bill, and wife, Bobbi, of Long Beach, MS and Kay Plymel of Keller, TX; by one brother, William Weidner and wife, Dee, of Dupo, I L; by six grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, five step-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great and great-great-nieces and nephews, cousins and many friends.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, William and Mary Weidner; by her husband, Glen Bragg; by her daughter, Glenda Harris, known to all as Pat; by one brother, Albert Weidner, and by one granddaughter, Chrissy Bragg.

Mary was a Christian and devoted member of First Baptist Church in St. Clair, MO. She had been an active member of the church as long as her health allowed. During her working years, she was employed as a bookkeeper and through the years had worked at Gold Key Real Estate Company in Union, MO, Todd Buick car dealership in Union and Cobion GMC in St. Clair, MO. She was a talented seamstress and also enjoyed doing embroidery and crocheting. In more recent years she liked to play Bingo with her friends. Nothing made Mary happier than the time she spent with her family and each of grandchildren held a special place in her heart.

A sweet and loving mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother, step-grandmother and great-grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, great and great-great-aunt, cousin and friend, she will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew and loved her.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 AM on Friday, March 23, 2018, at Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO, with the Rev. Jim Muir officiating. Interment was in Crestview Memorial Park, St. Clair, MO. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, St. Clair, MO.