Mr. Alma Stone Bragg

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Mr Alma Stone Bragg, 85, passed away on July 29, 2022 at St. Anns Hospital in Columbus. Alma was born on May 12, 1937 in Huntsville, AL to James Bragg and Matilda Bragg.

Mr. Stone was a veteran of the U.S Army, was a member of The New Community Temple COGIC and Pride of Ohio Masonic Lodge #80 and he was a retired Instructor at Mansfield Correctional Institution.

He is preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Lou Ellison, Hermon Bragg, Hattie Mills, Mary Jane Tate, Ida B Ford and Johnny Bragg.

Mr. Alma Bragg is survived by his wife, Creola Bragg; children, Phyllis Bragg, Jackie (Curtis Sr.) Caldwell, Randy Bragg, Steven (Tavia) Bragg and Chauncey (April) Bragg; brother, Erskine Bragg; special nephew, Paul (Charlotte Ann) Langford, 14 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, 5 great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The family will welcome family and friends from 5 to 9 PM on Friday August 5 and Saturday August 6 at the home of his daughter Jackie Caldwell 1150 Pearce Dr. Mansfield, OH 44906

Calling Hours Sunday August 7, 2022 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm at MARLAN GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE MANSFIELD 753 McPherson St. (formerly Williams Funeral Services). Additional visitation 10:00am followed by Home Going Services at 11:00am Monday, August 8, 2022 at New Community Temple COGIC 338 Harker St. Interment at Mansfield Cemetery.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Kristin Nilsen


    I am very sorry for your loss.

    If there is anything I can do, please let me know.

  2. Evangelist Dr Ella Bond-Mullens

    My sincere sympathy for the loss of your father. Prayers for you and your family.

  3. Pastor (Supt.) Henry & Elect Lady Alice Bradley

    To Creola Bragg and The Bragg Family
    We The New Community Temple Church Family.
    Are very sadden to have lost a good Soldier.
    As you walk through this time of loss, May you know
    that the Lord walks with you and he will comfort you
    Pastor Supt. Henry & Elect Lady Alice Bradley

  4. Deacon Cedric Tanner

    Our Condolences to the Bragg Family
    He was a good Deacon and a trustee of The New Community Temple Church
    We will truly miss him
    Deacon Cedric Tanner

  5. Patricia Harris Pride

    My condolences and prayers to Mr. Bragg family. I enjoyed working the election polls with him. He was so interesting to talk with.
    He will be missed.

  6. Condolence to the Braggs family..May the Lord conformation you.

  7. Loretta Hilliard

    To Creola Bragg and the Bragg family, you all have our deepest sympathy in the lost of such a wonderful man. May God continue to Bless your family. Herb and Loretta Hilliard

  8. mag wilson McDonald

    To Creola and family
    there are no words one can say at a time like this but i am so very sorry for the loss of your love one . may the joys you knew and the times you shared help comfort you at this sad time.
    Love mag and children

  9. We extend our sincere condolences to the Braggs Family. May God comfort you during this difficult time and loss. We are praying for the family . The Hale Family

  10. Stephen and Terry Gates

    Miss Creola and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Mr Alma was such a nice man. We enjoyed many soccer weekends talking to you both.
    Praying for comfort and peace for your family.

  11. Paula M Caldwell-Singleton

    Ms. Bragg, Jackie & Family,
    You’re are in my prayers. Have known Mr. Bragg for a long time. RIP my friend

  12. Sandra L Carr

    My condolences and prayers to the Braggs family. May God comfort you through these difficult times.

  13. To The Caldwell and Bragg Family,
    I am so very sorry for your loss, I’m praying for the family.

  14. Sending my condolences to the family I am so sorry to hear this

  15. Please accept my condolences and heartfelt sympathy.

  16. Betty Palmer-Harris

    My sincere condolences to the family of Alma Stone Braggs. Sorry to hear of the loss of your father and loved one. My prayers are with you at this time of bereavement.

  17. Debbie S Jefferson

    Was a great sewing experience rest in paradise

  18. Stephen and Angela Page

    Sending our Heartfelt Condolences to Bragg and Caldwell Family. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you. Page Family .❤️

  19. Queen Dulin and Ronald McKinney

    Creola and family: we are so sorry for your loss. You have our deepest sympathy and your family is in our prayers.

  20. Patricia (Vaughn) Clark

    My sincerest condolences for the loss of a great and humble man. He so graciously shared his wisdom and encouragement to uplift us all. He will be truly missed.

  21. Louise Hayslip

    Creola I’m so sorry for your and your family are in my prayers.

  22. Rest in eternal peace Alma Bragg. Will remember you for the kind, respectful man you were in a volatile environment. Much respect Sir.
    May God be with all family and close friends of Alma Bragg.

  23. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during your time of Bereavement. Mr.Bragg shall truly be missed he was such a valuable part of our community.

  24. My prayers are with your family at this time of sorrow. May it somehow be a comfort just to know how often your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. With deepest sympathy.

  25. Eddie and Dorothy Thomas

    The Lord be with the family, sorry for your loss.

  26. Sincere condolences to the family. I worked with Alma many years ago. He was a very kind soul who was always willing to extend a helping hand to others. He touched many lives.

  27. Rita Shoulders

    I am sorry for your loss. I use to be at his house all the time.We work as the OSR together for a while,Good person.So praying for the family.And Rest In Heaven.‍♂️‍♂️

  28. Gregory Sutton

    Hello my name is Greg and Mr B, gave me a job working at his service station on springmill . I thank you. May God have mercy on your soul.

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