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Mary Frances Ragland, 73

DILLWYN, March 30 – Mary Frances O'Bryant Ragland, 73, of Dlllwyn, died Saturday, March 27, 2004 at a local nursing home.

Born December 21, 1930, she was the daughter of the late James Granderson Newton and Rosa O'Bryant Newton.

She was a retired bank teller, working 41 years for Bank of America.

She is survived by a sister, Dorothy Shumaker; a brother, Russell “Boo” O'Bryant and numerous nieces and nephews, two special ones, Shelby Taylor and Paul Garrett.

Funeral services were held 2 p.m. today (Tuesday) at Bethlehem Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Renovation Fund at Bethlehem Baptist Church, PO Box 324, Dlllwyn, VA 23936.

Dunkum Funeral Home, Dlllwyn, was in charge of arrangements.