He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Marie Ragland, Sparta, GA, 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Pat Ragland Schuller, Nashville, TN; Tonia and Buck Thompson, Mantachie, TN; a sister, Estelle Whittemore, Lafayette, TN; 8 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mr. Ovie Gene Ragland were conducted at 3:00 PM Monday, March 6, 2006 at Silver Run Baptist Church near Harlem, Georgia with Rev. Jerry Pitman officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Butch Blount, Sonny Welch, Derrick Whitaker, Lucky Walker, Jeff Hunt, and Lee Smith.
Obituary notice a courtesy of Alexander-Goad Funeral Home in Lafayette, TN.