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Abbie (Briscoe) Blagg

July 18, 1914 ~ December 31, 2001 (age 87)

Abbie Briscoe Blagg, 87, of the Back Creek Community, died Monday evening, December 31, 2001. She was a resident of the Oak Hill Center in Staunton.

She was born July 18, 1914, at Valley Center, a daughter of John H. and Nora Williams Briscoe.

She married Lawrence Hiner Blagg on December 23, 1950. He died December 28, 1999.

She was a member of Beulah Presbyterian Church, the Beulah Women of the Church and the Highland Extension Homemakers for more than 50 years.

She was also preceded in death by a sister, Lillian Briscoe Wagner; and a niece, Joyce Wagner Cox.

Survivors include a nephew John W. Wagner and his wife, Paige, of Staunton; two great nieces, Nancy Sweitzer of Monterey and Leisa Huffer of Churchville; and a great nephew, Bill Wagner of Monterey.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Obaugh Funeral Home with the Revs. Jerry Ginn and James W. Moore officiating. Burial will be in the Monterey Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Allen Lowry, Brad Lowry, Sidney Lowry Jr., Vernon Simmons, Joe Simmons, Dr. Richard McDuffie, George Bird and Donald Pruett.

Honorary pallbearers will be friends attending the service.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Beulah Presbyterian Church, Monterey, Va. or a charity of your choice.

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