Nellie Streagle Berger Braxton, 91, passed away on May 29, 2016 in Tampa, Fla.
She was a native of Gloucester County, and was the daughter of the late Eugene and Mary Kemp Streagle. She was a devoted mother and wife, and was a member of the Eastern Star and also the White Shrine. She was a volunteer for several presidential campaigns and loved to sew and to create her own patterns.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Albert G. Berger; her daughter, Gail Berger, and step-daughter, Barbara Craft.
She is survived by her husband, Leon (Bill) E. Braxton, (Lt. Col., USAF); her children, Albert Greg Berger, Linda Berger (Stanley), and Scott Berger; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, and her step-children, Thomas Braxton (Debbie), Douglas Braxton, Patricia Braxton, and Susan Braxton Dietrich (Chris).
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2016, at 11 a.m. at Bellamy United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to either Bellamy United Methodist Church, 4870 Chestnut Fork Road, Gloucester, Va. 23061, or to Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 1881, Gloucester, Va. 23061.
Andrews Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.