Alice T. Ragan

Published 12:00 am Sunday, May 2, 2010

Alice T. Ragan died Thursday, April 29, 2010, at Covenant Heath and Rehab of Vicksburg. She was 71.

Alice Templeton Ragan was born May 3, 1937 to the late Sonny and Estella Templeton and was reared by her grandparents, Will and Alice Berry.

Alice confessed Christ at an early age. She was a faithful and dedicated member of Faith Christian Center.

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She graduated from Bowman High School in 1956 and attended Jackson State College. She received her LPN from the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Sonny and Estella Templeton, and grandparents, Will and Alice Berry.

Survivors include her husband, James E. Ragan Sr. of Vicksburg; her children, Kevin Ragan of Killeen, Texas, LaRue Ragan of East Palo Alto, Calif., Catina Reed (Alfred Sr.) of Vicksburg, and James E. Ragan Jr. (Kim) of Jackson; four grandchildren, Catina Reed, Alfred Reed Jr., Hope Ragan and Madison Ragan; her sister, Thelma Edley (Walter) of Edwards; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lakeview Memorial Funeral Home with Dr. Ollie Hardaway Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held Monday from 1 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.