Joan Marion Bragg
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Joan Marion Bragg, 89, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, in a Lake Charles, La., hospital.

Born on July 29, 1924 to Ira Jackson Whisenant and Lila Margaret Jones Whisenant, Bragg was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist faith. She is survived by two sons, Larry E. Bragg and his wife, Helen of Jasper and Jerry L. Bragg and his wife, Alice of Lake Charles, La.; eight grandchildren, Debbie Bradley, Elizabeth Cormier, Larry Bragg Jr., Todd Bragg, Ben Bragg, Jenny Bragg Lopez, Jason Bragg, and Andrew Bragg; 15 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and life-long friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Reverend Lloyd Elmer Bragg; one son, Jack Robert Bragg; one grandson, Jesse Lloyd Bragg; her parents; two sisters, June Whisenant Bragg and Effie Whisenant Howell; and one brother, Jack C. Whisenant.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at Johnson Funeral Home in Lake Charles, La. Rev. Lamar Huffman will officiate. Visitation will be on Monday from 9 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Interment will be at 3 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at Broaddus Cemetery in Broaddus, Texas.

Memorial donations may be made to the First Baptist Church, 207 Buchanan Street, Broaddus, TX 75929.

Words of comfort may be expressed to the family at

Johnson Funeral Home, Lake Charles, La.; 337-478-8687