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1944 - 2019
BESSIE BRAGGS Bessie Ann (nee Malone) Braggs, 74, of Las Vegas, passed away April 11, 2019 after having suffered a stroke. Bessie worked for the Economic Opportunity Board before coming to work for the Community Food Bank where she became the Executive Director and served for over 20 years. Bessie has always been community-focused. She was among the founders of the historic West Side D Street Festival and she twice served as the Grand Marshall of the Martin Luther King Day parade. She participated in countless fundraisers and community events. Viewing will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, April 18 at Palm Mortuary, 1325 N. Main St., Las Vegas, NV 89101. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, April 19 at New Jerusalem Worship Center, 1818 N. Martin Luther King Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89106.
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