MR. HAROLD D. RAGLAND, age 83, of Lyerly, Georgia, passed away Monday morning, October 16, 2023, in a Rome hospital, following a sudden attack. He was born January 1, 1940, a son of the late Benjamin Hill and Evelyn Nadine-Crawford Ragland. Mr. Ragland was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, retired Water Superintendent for the City of Lyerly, and a member of the Lyerly First Baptist Church. In addition to Parents, He was preceded in death by siblings the late L. D. Ragland, Wilburn Ragland, and Clyde Ragland.
Surviving are, his wife, Jan Ragland; sons, Britt Ragland (Missy) and Shane Ragland (Jennifer); sister, Betty Joyce Rackley; grandchildren, Kennedi Wilson, Alexia Ragland, Carsen Ragland, Evan Ragland, Blaine Ragland, and Bella Ragland; several Nieces and Nephews also survive.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday, October 19th, at 2:30 P.M. from the Lyerly First Baptist Church with Rev. Richard McGinnis, Dr. James Baird, and Mr. Brad Edwards officiating, interment in the Lyerly Cemetery. Active Pallbearers will be Roger Bryant, David Hall, Jimmy Taylor, Jonathan Campbell, Blaine Ragland, and Evan Ragland; Honorary Pallbearers, Terry Godfrey, Greg Shaw, Gary Gordon, Rick Hammonds, Brad Edwards, Joe Reed, and John Leeper. The family will receive friends Thursday at the church from 12:30 p.m. until the hour of service. The Family request no flowers and suggest contributions to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or the Lyerly Cemetery.