Bobbye Ann Ragland Williams passed away on
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 after a long illness. She was
preceded in death by parents: Sidney A. Ragland and Sarah
Ann Kirby Ragland, Brothers: Bedford, Vernon, Savage,
Verble, Lester, Cordell, and Guy Ragland; and Sisters: Bessie
Brown, Ethel Brown, and Daris Apple.
Survived by daughters: Samantha Williams of Nashville,
Tennessee and Suzanne Williams (Frank Fly) of Murfreesboro,
Tennessee; her kitty-cat: Libby; brother: Thurman (Jenny)
Ragland of Sterling Heights, Michigan; and sisters: Nell (Arlin)
Barton of Russellville, Kentucky and Elise Huff of Sparta,
Bobbye was born in Jackson County, Tennessee on
September 8, 1934, the youngest of 14 siblings. She moved to
Nashville after graduating from Jackson County High School in
1953. She married Glenn Williams on February 22, 1962.
Bobbye is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews
and great nieces and nephews. Bobbye was a lifelong member
of Curry’s Chapel United Methodist Church where she spent
many Sundays playing the piano and organ.
Services will be held at Curry’s Chapel United Methodist
Church on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. with Rev.
Jackie Wheeler officiating. Visitation will be from 10 A.M. until
time of services at the church. Burial will immediately follow the
service at Brown’s Chapel Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Brown’s
Chapel Cemetery Fund c/o Jack Brown 952 Dry Fork Road,
Granville, TN 38564 or to the Curry’s Chapel United Methodist
Church Building Fund 1775 Shepardsville Highway,
Bloomington Springs, Tennessee 38545.
Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home of Gainesboro is
in charge of the arrangements.
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