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Brenda Branch Ragland

Brenda Branch Ragland, 64, of Wingina, went to be with the Lord on Sunday morning, January 8, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many. A co-owner of Teresa’s Restaurant at Sprouses Corner, she was a hardworking, kind and generous person. 

She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Steve Ragland; her two children, Teresa Ragland (Mike Liptrap) and Brad Ragland (Cerise); two grandchildren, William Taylor and Alley Ragland; four sisters, Lucille Wiseman, Becky Gibson (Phil), Nannie Mae Moyer and Cathleen Cash (Herbert); three brothers, James Branch (Jean), Willie Branch Jr. (Joyce) and John Branch (Gail); and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie Lewis and Annie Taylor Branch, brother, George Branch and two sisters, Leslie Ragland and Christine Branch.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 11 at 4 p.m. at the Dunkum Funeral Home, followed by a funeral service beginning at 5 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Brenda Ragland for Pancreatic Cancer Research, UVA Cancer Center, PO Box 800773, Charlottesville, VA 22908.

Dunkum Funeral Home, Dillwyn, is in charge of arrangements. www.dunkumfuneralhome.com.