Mrs. Emma Lou Bragg Swann, age 88 of Villa Rica, Georgia passed away Friday, February 12, 2021. She was born April 19, 1932 in Douglasville, Georgia, the daughter of the late Mr. Walter Thomas Watson Bragg, and the late Mrs.Lillie Mae Pruett Bragg. Mrs. Swann loved family with all her heart and trusted in Jesus everyday. She loved going to church and gospel singing. Mrs. Swann worked as a nurse and after retiring from nursing, she continued as a care-giver for the elderly in their homes She was known as "Nanny" to her family. If you came to visit, "Nanny" always wanted you to eat and to make sure you felt welcomed and loved. She will be greatly missed beyond words.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her grandson, Shaun Austin Collins; brothers,W. D. Bragg, and Lee Edward Bragg; sisters, Bertha Long, Etoy Searcy, and Frances Fields.
Mrs. Swann is survived by her husband of over 52 years, Mr. Bobby Eugene Swann, Sr. of Villa Rica; her daughters and son-in-law, Lillian and R. L. Ward of Villa Rica, Georgia, and Robbie Sheffield of Bremen, Georgia; two sons Bobby Swann, Jr. and Rodney Swann both of Villa Rica, Georgia; sister-in-law, Donis Bragg of Villa Rica, Georgia; 14 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren; and several nieces, and nephews also survive.
The family will receive friends at Jones-Wynn Funeral Home of Villa Rica Tuesday, February 16, 2021 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Funeral Services will be conducted Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 3:00 PM from the Chapel of Jones-Wynn Funeral Home of Villa Rica with Rev. David New and Rev. Anthony Bivins officiating. A musical selection will be rendered by great-granddaughter, Kendra Nalley. Interment will follow in Meadowbrook Memory Gardens on Hickory Level Road in Villa Rica. Serving as pallbearers will be grandsons, Travis Ward, Kevin Ward, Scott Nalley, Cody Collins, Tyler Collins, Austin Dampier, Daniel Swann, and Dillon Swann.
The family asks that everyone in attendance wear a mask for the safety of the family and everyone attending the visitation and service.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.jones-wynn.com. Jones-Wynn Funeral Home of Villa Rica is in charge of the arrangements. 770-459-3694.