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Edward C. Ragains
Edward C. Ragains, 70, a former Williamsburg resident, went to be with the Lord Monday, February 8, in Pryor, Oklahoma.
He was born July 29, 1939 in Colorado Springs, Colorado to Arthur Perry and Cora Hauser Ragains. He was married to the former Anita Mae Ferryman and they were blessed with three children. The Ragains were members of the Williamsburg Church of the Nazarene while living in the community. They moved to Tennessee and later located in Oklahoma. He was a carpenter.
Mr. Ragains will be missed by his wife, Anita; son, Dale Edward Ragains and his wife, Dianna; daughter, Tammy Sue Shelley and her husband, S.M.; 6 grandchildren, Eric, Stifan, Bethannie, Crystal, Tiffany, Hannah; 3 brothers, Sanford Ragains, Dean Ragains, and Paul Ragains.
Mr. Ragains was preceded in death by a daughter, Dawn Marie Ragains, on November 25, 1977; his parents and 2 brothers.
Mr. Ragain's life will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 13, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Willow Grove Cemetery.
Family and friends may gather for visitation from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 13, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Haiti's Orphan Fund. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Anita & Family,
I am certainly sorry for your loss. I am glad of Ed's assurance of salvation. Though I am glad of Ed's eternity, losing someone you love is very difficult.
Anita, you were amazing at the time of crisis. The same strength that has helped you thus far will sustain you in days to come.
On behalf of myself and the entire church, we will support you in any way possible.
Pastor Dan Hazelton Feb 12 2010 12:00 AM
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Michael& MelindaHeiderscheit Feb 12 2010 12:00 AM
You are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you!
Jerry & Molina Troyer Feb 12 2010 12:00 AM
Anita, our prayers are with you.
Jerry & EJ Pembleton Feb 12 2010 12:00 AM
Dear Precious Friends. Just to let you know that you do not walk alone through this valley. Your Prime Time Friends at the Pryor Nazarene Church and of course our Great Shepherd, Jesus walks with you. Love and Prayers.
Stan & Pat Meek Feb 12 2010 12:00 AM
Tammy and Family,
There are no words that can express our sympathy on the loss of your Father here in this life but one day you will be together again. We would like all of you to know that we are here for you.
The Fullers Feb 11 2010 12:00 AM
Tammy: It's probably been 30 years since we were students together at Williamsburg Elementary School but I do still remember you. I am sorry for your loss and will keep you and your family in my prayers.
Rachel Sheeley Muzzillo Feb 11 2010 12:00 AM