Lucy Seay Ragland, 94

Published 5:32 pm Tuesday, March 31, 2015

SPOUT SPRING, March 31 — Lucy Seay Ragland, 94, of Spout Spring and formerly of Buckingham, passed away on Friday, March 27, 2015 at Odd Fellows Home of Virginia, Lynchburg. She was the loving and devoted wife of Marvin L. Ragland Sr. for over 60 years.

Born December 3, 1920 she was a daughter of the late William Hennings Seay and Ethel Watson Seay and was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Richard E. Roberts, two sisters, Gladys Fulcher and Edna Woodson, four brothers, Christian, Richard (Dick), Abner and Allen Seay, and granddaughter, Deborah Roberts Britt (Joey).

She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church; retired from Appomattox Garment Factory, loved quilting and spending time with her family.

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Mrs. Ragland is survived by her children and their spouses, Ethel Roberts Allred (Bain) of Burlington, NC, Edna Ragland Tinsley (Ed) of Madison Heights, and Marvin L. Ragland Jr. (Gray) of Calabash, NC; three grandchildren, Sandra Roberts Powell (Guy), Cheryl Ragland Kasper (Scott), and Stephen Ragland (Robbie); grand-son-in law, Joseph Britt; eight great-grandchildren, Amanda Powell (Ezra Marsh), Dylan Britt, Jesse Britt, Atoria Ragland, Brennan Kasper, Avery Kasper, Zachery Kasper and Haley Ragland; and a sister, Mattie Jolly Roberts of Doswell.

<p class=”1colHerald”>A funeral service was conducted Monday, March 30 in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Service by Chaplin Debrah Zuercher with burial in Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Buckingham.

The family wishes to thank all the wonderful staff “family” at the Odd Fellows Home and Centra Hospice of Lynchburg for the wonderful care and love that was given to Mrs. Ragland and the family.

Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory, Lynchburg, assisted the family.