Funeral services for Mrs. Daris Ragland Apple, 91, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 1 P.M. on Tuesday,
November 23, 2010, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Granville
Cemetery in Granville, TN.
The family will receive friends on Monday from 3 P.M. – 9 P.
M., and on Tuesday from 11 A.M. until time of services.
She passed away on Saturday, November 20, 2010, at
Masters Health Care Center in Algood, TN.
She was born May 20, 1919, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Sidney Ragland and Sarah Ann Kirby Ragland. On
August 13, 1936, she was married to the late John Homer
Apple, who passed away March 29, 2007. She was a
homemaker, and a member of the Gainesboro First United
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded
in death by 1 Granddaughter: Jane Apple Barlow; 7
Brothers: Bedford, Vernon, Savage, Verble, Lester, Cordell
and Guy Ragland; and 2 Sisters: Bessie Brown and Ethel
Survivors include 3 Sons: Ted Apple of Nashville, TN,
Jimmie Apple of Gainesboro, TN, and Ray (Jeri) Apple of White,
GA; 2 Daughters: Peggy (Leroy) Mackie of Cookeville, TN,
and Patty Apple Barlow of Lebanon, TN; 13 Grandchildren:
Melinda Anderson, Jennifer Kossman, Emily Brown, Susanne
Lee, Tim Barlow, Lucinda Barlow, Terry Apple, Chris Apple,
Melanie Burd, John & Mark Apple, Stephanie Apple, and Jeffrey
Apple; 1 Brother: Thurman Ragland of Sterling Heights, MI; 3
Sisters: Nell Barton of Russellville, KY, Elise Huff of Sparta, TN,
and Bobbye Williams of Hermitage, TN; and 18 Great
Rev. Jackie Wheeler will officiate at the services.
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