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Margaret Rawls Bracy

November 26, 1947 - October 23, 2019

AULANDER, NC – Margaret Rawls Bracy, age 71, of St John’s township, passed away on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at the Vidant Medical Center of Greenville, NC.

Mrs. Bracy was born on November 26, 1947 to Otis and Vennie Jones Rawls in Hertford County, NC. She was a devoted member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.  Margaret was a loving mother, sister, aunt, and friend. She enjoyed shopping, crafts, cooking, reading, and especially family gatherings. She was considered the glue that kept it together. Margaret was loved by many and will be deeply missed by all that knew her.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Bracy, and son, Buddy Bracy, and a brother, Otis William “Buddy” Rawls.

Margaret is survived by a son, Scottie W. Vann and wife Carol of the home; five sisters, Jeanette Lassiter and husband Billy of Aulander, Judy Cooke of Rocky Mount, NC, Nita R. Morris and friend, Bill Dunning of Aulander, Jane Bland and husband Kenneth of Aulander, and Jeanette R. Peele and husband Bennett of Conway, NC; brother Robert E. Rawls and wife Tina of Aulander, along with many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life funeral service will be held on Friday, October 25, 2019, at 11:00 am at the Oak Grove Baptist Church with Pastor Greg Hurdle, and Rev. Doug Van Neil officiating.  Burial will follow at the Ahoskie Cemetery.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to services, from 10:00 am until 11:00 am in the church fellowship hall.

Memorial contributions may be made directly to the Oak Grove Baptist Church, P.O. Box 247, Aulander, NC 27805 or online by clicking here.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Bracy family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, October 25, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am


Oak Grove Baptist Church Fellowship Hall

1437 Highway 11 S
Aulander, NC 27805

Service Information

Date: Friday, October 25, 2019

Time: 11:00 am


Oak Grove Baptist Church

1437 Highway 11 S
Aulander, NC 27805

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, October 25, 2019


Ahoskie Cemetery

First Street
Ahoskie, NC 27910

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