Funeral services for Mr. J.B. Ragland, 69, of Goodlettsville,
and formerly of Jackson County, Tennessee, will be held at 11
A.M. on Saturday, October 20, 2012, at Anderson – Upper
Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow
in the Richmond Cemetery in the Flynn’s Lick community of
Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 4 P.M. – 9 P.M.,
and on Saturday from 9 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Wednesday, October 17, 2012, at his
residence in Goodlettsville, TN.
He was born December 24, 1942 in Jackson County, TN, to the
late John W. and Nellie Meadows Ragland. He was a
lineman for Nashville Electric Service and served in the United
States Army during the Vietnam era.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 5
Brothers: Bryon, Wesley, Ralph, A.C., and Kenneth Ragland.
Survivors include his 2 Sons: Steven Ragland of Goodlettsville,
TN; and David Ragland of Hendersonville, TN; 1 Daughter:
Stacey (John) Gleixner of Goodlettsville, TN; 2
Grandchildren: Chad and Sandra Gleixner; 3 Great-
Grandchildren: Anna and Joshua Swearingen and Logan
Gleixner; 2 Sisters: Lois (Loyd) Walker and Janet Pryor, both
of Gainesboro, TN and Special Friend: Louise Rawley of
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
Richmond Cemetery by contacting the funeral home.
© 2012 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home