Sunday, December 19, 2010

Jamie Bragg's Wife Anne Dies

This is from the Washington Post

ANNE H. APP (Age 78)

Died in Hickory, NC on December 14, 2010. Originally from Bluefield, WV, she lived in Bethesda, MD for 40 years and was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy App, who was known professionally as Jamie Bragg. A memorial service will be held at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Bethesda, on Tuesday, December 21 at 11 a.m.

Anne graduated from Beaver (Bluefield) High and attended Randolph-Macon College in Lynchburg, VA. She was an active member of St. Luke's for 35 years, serving on the vestry and in adult education. Anne earned a Certificate in Theology from Sewannee College of The South in 1981. She also worked as a consultant/writer for the Federal Department of Education. She retired to Atlantic Beach, FL in 1997.

Anne's extensive literary knowledge inspired many people. She was an amateur musicologist, with an encyclopedic knowledge of American jazz and popular song. She was also an avid gardener, amateur ornithologist and wildflower collector, and devoted cat lover.

Published in The Washington Post on December 18, 2010
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