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Thelma Maxine Ragsdale

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

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Thelma Maxine (Boler) Ragsdale was born the daughter of Virgil Boler and Ada (Buchanan) Boler on Sept. 20, 1922 in Salem, Ark., and departed this life Nov. 9, 2012 in West Plains, Mo. at the age of 90 years.

She was united in marriage June 1, 1939 in Fulton County, Ark., to Clovis Ragsdale, who preceded her in death June 22, 2004.

She is survived by one son, Wendell Ragsdale and wife, Marolyn, of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; one daughter-in-law, Mary Ragsdale of Mammoth Spring; four grandchildren, Ricky Ragsdale and wife, Beth, of Mammoth Spring, Rae Lynn Simers and husband, Steve, of Mammoth Spring, Monty Ragsdale and wife, Kim, of Mammoth Spring and Mary Alana Ragsdale of Searcy, Ark.; six great grandchildren, Kayla Rose and husband, Forrest, Lindsey Ragsdale, Brittany Simers, Jacob Simers, Emma Ragsdale and Reece Ragsdale, all of Mammoth Spring; one brother, Keith Boler and wife, Robbyn, of Bethany, La; one sister, Rowena Hall and husband, Don, of Amarillo, Texas; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Virgil and Ada Boler; her husband, Clovis Ragsdale; one son, Cordell Ragsdale; and one brother, Jewell Boler.

She was a member of the Church of Christ at Mammoth Spring and also a member of the Mammoth Spring Garden Club.

Mrs. Ragsdale was a seamstress and was employed by Puritan Fashions in Thayer for many years. She was a homemaker, a devoted wife, loving and caring mother, grandmother, mother-in-law and sister. She will truly be missed by her family and her many friends.

Graveside services were Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in Riverside Cemetery at Mammoth Spring, Ark., with services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo.