Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


June 25, 2014

Ed Brady

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Ed Brady, age 86, of Jacksonville, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Charles Collett officiating.  Interment will be at Still Waters Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville.

Mr. Brady passed away Monday, June 23, 2014 in Jacksonville.

He was born July 17, 1927 in Dallas,Tx.

Ed was an elder and member of Corinth Road Church of Christ in Jacksonville. He was an accountant for Beall’s Department Stores, for 32 years. Ed attended The University Of Texas at Austin and Southern Methodist University in Dallas. He and his wife were members of Friends International Travel Club and Good Sam’s Club. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather.  He left this world surrounded by his loving family and will be forever missed.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward H. and Hazel Bennett Brady, Sr. and his sister Ann Wolfe.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Mary Margaret Brady of Jacksonville; daughters; Deborah Brown and husband Earl III, Springfield, Mo., Donna Ragsdale, Jacksonville, Charlotte Jackson, Huntsville.  Brother, Robert Brady and wife Pat, Mesquite.  Seven grandchildren ; John Ragsdale, Earl Brown IV, Lindsey Ragsdale, Meagan Seay, Ryan Jackson, Jared Ragsdale, and Allyson Hord.  There are four great grandchildren; Earl Brown V, Eagan Brown, Weston Hord and Kaitlyn Ragsdale. There are several nieces and nephews.

Serving as pallbearers for Mr. Brady will be John Ragsdale, John Hord, Earl Brown IV, Ryan Jackson, Jared Ragsdale, and Sam Blalack..

Visitation will begin on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 with family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m. at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

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