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Loretta Mary Brainard

October 7, 1939 — October 24, 2021


-Guyton- Mrs. Loretta Mary Brainard, 82, passed away Sunday, October 24, 2021, at her residence.

Mrs. Loretta was born to Edward and Mary Wagner on October 7, 1939, in Brooklyn, New York. She was a mother of six wonderful children that she loved and enjoyed spending time with. In her younger years she enjoyed hiking, boating, and traveling with her late husband. As she grew older, she enjoyed reading and above all spending time with her loving family.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Richard “Dick” Brainard; parents, Edward and Mary Wagner; brothers, Eddie Wagner and Charlie Wagner; and the father of her children, James P. Walsh.

Survivors include: her children, Laura Walsh Jones (Larry) of Costa Mesa, California, Edward Walsh of Rocklin, California, William Walsh of Lopez Island, Washington, James Walsh (Sherry) of Guyton, Georgia, Kenneth Walsh of Fountain Valley, California, and Peter Walsh (Liliya) of Phillipsburg, Missouri; grandchildren, Megan, Billy, Joey, Anna, Joybeth, Josiah, Joshua, Jessica, Kayla, and Jake; great grandchildren, William, Hannah, Sawyer, and Adeline; four legged companion, Sampson; and many other family members and friends.

A celebration of life will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at Carlson & Riggs Funeral Home.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Loretta Mary Brainard, please visit our flower store.

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Saturday, December 11, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Carlson & Riggs Funeral Home

1979 Georgia 119, Guyton, GA 31312

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