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Sad News ~ RIP Sharon Bragg ~ Lima, Ohio-area Fenton Glass dealer

I have some sad news. My friend and long-time Lima, Ohio-area Fenton Glass dealer, Sharon Bragg has passed away. She was a lovely person, always upbeat and positive, and passionate about her beloved Fenton glass. I will miss my chats with her, when she would be re-stocking her beautiful mall booth display. And I won't see another piece of Fenton glass without thinking of her. My thoughts are with her loved ones at this sad time.

Her husband, Chuck, has written a lovely note:

As each of you peruse your china cabinets

or shelves, I am sure that you will see a piece of glass

that will remind you of Sharon ...... remember her with a smile,

as that is how those who knew her well will remember her -

and know that she thought the world of each of you

and was glad that you had touched her life in whatever way you did.

Some of you have requested the name of a charity

where you could send a rememberance for Sharon....

If she could, she would tell you that she would like it to go to her church.

Bluelick Bible Church1138
Bluelick RoadLima, Ohio 45801

On behalf of myself and our son Charley,

we would like to thank you all for your prayers and good thoughts.
Chuck Bragg

And here is her obituary:
Sharon R. Bragg
Sharon R. Bragg, 61, died at 1:48 p.m. April 29, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center.She was born Jan. 24, 1947, in Littleville, Texas, to Arthur and Mary Dishman Mason, who preceded her in death. In 1963, she married Charles D. Bragg Sr., who survives.Mrs. Bragg retired as a paralegal secretary from Dickinson & Dickinson, after 26 years. She was a member of Bluelick Bible Church.Survivors also include a son, Charles (Christy) Bragg Jr., of Fort Mitchell, Ky.; and three grandchildren, Tyler, Taylor and Hope Bragg, all of Fort Mitchell, Ky.Services will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at Siferd-Orians Funeral Home The Rev. Jim Neighbors will officiate. Burial will be private in Cairo East Cemetery, Cairo.Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.Memorial contributions may be made to Bluelick Bible Church.

The Braggs have had a wonderful Fenton Glass booth in the Auglaize Antique Mall (Wapakoneta, Ohio) for years. Check with the mall if you want to visit her booth, as I don't know how long Chuck will keep it open. 

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