Adell Ragland, age 84, passed away July 10, 2013 at the
home of her daughter, Elaine Ragland Pennington, in Old
Hickory, TN, with her loving family by her side.
Adell was born in Granville, TN in 1929. She married the late
Ezell Ragland in 1947. Together they owned and operated
Lakeside Bait Shop in Granville, TN. She enjoyed gardening,
cooking, quilting, and spending time with friends and family.
She was very kind and loving; she always greeted guests with a
hug and a smile.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and
Nannie Wade; husband, Ezell Ragland; infant son Tommy;
daughter Patricia; 2 brothers: Benton Wade and Verbal
Wade; and 6 Sisters: Clio Wade, Ruby Harris, Victoria Dixon,
Nolia Case, Elizabeth Fisher, and Nell Case.
Surviving relatives include daughter, Elaine Pennington
and son-in-law Gary; granddaughter, April Graves and
husband Alex; great-grandson, Grayson Graves; a special
niece, Minnie Clemons; along with many other nieces and
Funeral services for Adell will be held at Anderson – Upper
Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow
at the Granville Cemetery. Relatives and friends are welcome to
join us for services and at graveside. Funeral services will be
Sunday, July 14, 2013 at 2 P.M. The family will receive friends
on Saturday from 1 P.M. – 9 P.M., and on Sunday from 12
Noon until time of services.
Pallbearers: District Attorney Edwin Sadler, Judge Bill
Higgins, Chris Boswell, Steve Jackson, Ronnie West, Tommy
McElanahan, and Roy Henson.
Brother Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
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