Funeral services for Mr. Ralph Ray Ragland, 66, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 3 P.M. on Sunday, July
5, 2009, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
in the Pleasant Hill community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 12 Noon – 9 P.
M., and Sunday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
Mr. Ragland passed away on Friday, July 3, 2009, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
He was born March 4, 1943, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Herbert Watson and Fronia Ann Vinson Ragland. On
April 27, 1963, he was married to Judy Grace Ragland, who
He was a supervisor at Dacco, Inc. in Cookeville, TN. He was a
member of the McCoinsville Church of Christ.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 3
Brothers: Ezell, Larry M., and Coy Ragland; and 1 Sister:
Mary Alice Rush.
Survivors include his Wife: Judy Grace Ragland of
Gainesboro, TN; 2 Sons: Tony Lynn (Donna) Ragland and
Joshua Dalton Ragland and fiancée, Kayla Sisco, all of
Gainesboro, TN; 1 Daughter: Regina Marie (Billy) Kirby of
Gainesboro, TN; 9 Grandchildren: Amanda Goolsby, Dusty
Ragland, Justin Dawes, Travis Ragland, Jessica Dawes, Tiffany
Kirby, Tucker Kirby, Harley Kirby, and Kyler Ragland; 5 Great-
Grandchildren: Alexis Ragland, Logan Goolsby, Dylan
Ragland, Riley Goolsby, and Samantha Morgan Sturgill; 3
Brothers: Haskell (Betty) Ragland, Ted (M.B.) Ragland, and
Donnie (Sandy) Ragland, all of Gainesboro, TN; and 1 Sister:
Moydene Robinson of East Pointe, MI.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
Ragland family by contacting Anderson – Upper Cumberland
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