Funeral  services  for  Mr. Harvey Verble Ragland,  90,  of
Chestnut   Mound,   Tennessee,   will   be  held  at  11  A.M.  on
Saturday, January 27, 2007, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland
Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Granville Cemetery in the
Granville Community of Jackson County, TN.
 
The family will receive friends on Friday from 5 – 8 P.M., and on
Saturday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
 
Mr. Ragland  passed  away  on Thursday, January 25, 2007, at
Alive Hospice at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.
 
He was born December 1, 1916, in Jackson  County,  TN,  to
the   late   
Sidney  Ragland   and   Ann  Kirby  Ragland.   On
September  21,  1940,  he  was married to the late
Evelyn Lee
Neal Ragland
, who passed away January 25, 2003.

Mr. Ragland   was   a  farmer  and  a  member of the Curry’s
Chapel Methodist Church.

In  addition  to  his  wife  and  parents,  he  was  preceded in
death  by  
1 Son:  Harvey Michael Ragland;  6 Brothers and 2
Sisters.

Survivors   include   1   Son:   Steve   (Joyce)   Ragland    of
Cookeville,   TN;   
1   Daughter:  Jeanetta   (Paul)   Schultz   of
Chestnut Mound, TN;   
6   Grandchildren:   Lauri Widmar,   Jill
Gruner, Rachel Schultz, Katherine Haggestad, William Ragland,
and Megan Ragland;
1 Brother: Thurman Ragland  of  Sterling
Heights, MI; and
4 Sisters: Doris Apple of Gainesboro, TN, Nell
Barton of Russellville, KY, Elise Huff of Sparta, TN, and Bobbye
Williams  of  Nashville,  TN.    
7   Great – Grandchildren   also
survive.

Rev. Ernest Blair will officiate at the services.
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