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Sarah Bragg Cather

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Sarah Bragg Cather

Lebanon, TN

Age 86, of Lebanon, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, July 3, 2014.

Born October 25, 1927 in Gladeville, she is the daughter of the late Fletcher Keele Bragg and Jessie Mildred Steele Bragg. She graduated from Tennessee Tech with a degree in home economics and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, with a Master's Degree in Religious Education. She and her husband were missionaries in Ghana, West Africa, for many years. After returning, she served as secretary for several churches before going to work for the Stewardship Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention in Nashville. She had been a member of Immanuel, Fairview and Rocky Valley Baptist Churches. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sister, Mary Lillian Bragg; three brothers, Joe Thomas, James and Howard (Christine) Bragg.

She is survived by her husband of sixty-one years, Rev. Douglas C. Cather; three children, Millie (Dan) Falls of Hewitt, TX, Anita (David) Roche of Monroe, GA and Bill (Lindsey) Cather of Mt. Juliet; twin sister, Sue Helen (J.D.) Land of Roanoke, VA; four grandchildren, Hannah Ruth Cather, Charles Douglas Roche, Andrew Hartmann Cather and William Eric Cather; two step grandchildren, Justin (Mary Jo) Falls and Andrea Falls; step great grandchildren, Lyric & Wesley Stow; sister-in-law, Barbara Bragg of Lebanon; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service 3:30 p.m., Sunday, July 6, 2014 at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Tom Suiter officiating. Interment Riverside Cemetery in Woodbury.

Memorials may be made to the or to the Lottie Moon Offering of the International Mission Board.

Visitation Saturday, 2-6 p.m. and Sunday after 2 p.m. at Ligon & Bobo, (615) 444-2142

Published in The Tennessean on July 5, 2014
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