Jimmy Gragg

September 16, 1940 - March 22, 2016 

Jimmy Gragg

September 16, 1940 - March 22, 2016 

Obituary for Jimmy Gragg

Graveside services for Jimmy Gragg, 75, of Abernathy, TX, will be held at 11:00 am Friday, March 25, 2016, in the Abernathy Cemetery with Pastor Ty Horsford officiating. Services are under the direction of Abell Funeral Home & Flower Shop of Abernathy, TX.

Mr. Gragg died at his home in Abernathy, Tuesday, March 22, 2016.

He was born September 16, 1940 in Lubbock, TX to Jim Ned and Sarah Inez (Allen) Gragg. He was a lifelong Abernathy resident and married Linda Gail Roberts, August 29, 1959 in Abernathy. She preceded him in death April 23, 2006. Jimmy farmed and was employed at the Abernathy First State Bank for 44 years. He was an avid Texas Tech and Abernathy sports fan. He was a hunter and fisherman. He served as President and Secretary/Treasurer for the Abernathy Country Club where he was a charter member. He served as Secretary/Treasurer for the Abernathy Cemetery Assn and the Salvation Army and was on the Abernathy City Council. He was a wild life preservationist and member of the First Baptist Church.

He is survived by his children, Roger Gragg and partner Kurt Ortley of Dallas, TX and Cindy Scruggs and husband Bob of Lubbock, 6 grandchildren, Kari Wilson of Lubbock, Casey McLelland and husband Matt of San Angelo, TX, Olivia Ortley-Gragg of Dallas, Brock Scruggs of Columbus, OH, Bryon Scruggs and Breayon Scruggs both of Austin, TX and 2 great grandsons, Wilson Key McLelland and Tatum Jay Scruggs.

The family suggests memorials to the Abernathy Cemetery Assn, P.O. Box 150, Abernathy, TX 79311 or to the American Heart Assn, 7272 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75231

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