Funeral   services   for   Mr.   Vernon   M.   Ragland,   77,  of
Gainesboro, TN, will  be  held   at   1  P.M.  on  Monday, June 4,
2018,   at   Anderson - Upper   Cumberland   Funeral   Home  in
Gainesboro,  TN.   Burial  will follow in the Granville Cemetery in
Jackson County, TN.

   The  family  will  receive friends on Sunday from 12 Noon - 8
P.M., and Monday from 10 A.M. until time of services.

   He  passed  away  on  Friday, June  1,   2018,  at  Vanderbilt
University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.

   He was born May 14, 1941, in Gainesboro,  TN,  to  the  late
Willie Savage Ragland   and   Lettie Ragland.  On  November 2,
1963, he was married to Judy Faye Ragland, who  survives.  He
served   as   Jackson  County  Trustee for 28 years, and was  a
member  of  the  Gainesboro First United Methodist Church.  He
loved   farming,   and   loved   all   of   his   family, especially his

   In  addition  to  his  parents, he  was  preceded in death by 1
Granddaughter: Molly  Elizabeth  Slagle;   4   Brothers:    Fowler
Ragland,   Frank Ragland,   Kenneth Ragland,    and  an  infant
brother; and 2 Sisters: Marie Pritchard and an infant sister.

   Survivors include his Wife
of 54 years: Judy Faye Ragland of
Gainesboro,  TN;  1 Son: Michael (Kelly) Ragland of Cookeville,
TN;  2  Daughters:  Lisa (Garry) Loftis of Gainesboro, TN,   and
Teresa  (Rod)  Slagle   of   Cookeville,   TN;    4  Grandchildren:
Lindsay (Joey) Meredith,    Brooke   Loftis,    Cassi   Slagle, and
Jackson  Ragland;    3    Brothers:    W.S. Ragland, Jr.,      Mack
Ragland, and Wesley Ragland;  and  3 Sisters: Frances Napier,
Joann Calabro,    and    Lois Ray.   Several   nieces,   nephews,
cousins, other relatives, and friends also survive.

   Rev. Steven Lee and Rev. Tim Dunavant will officiate  at  the

   Pallbearers: Jackson Ragland,
  Joey Meredith,   Rob Adams,
Charles Mark Jones, Luke Cobb, Will Babb

   Honorary Pallbearers: John Willmore,   Bobby Birdwell,   
 Raymond Fox,  Carl Haile,  Aaron  Lee  Jones,   Hubert
and Melba Gore

   In lieu of flowers, memorial  donations  may  be  made  to the
American  Stroke  Association,  Doyene  Anderson  Scholarship
Fund   at   Gainesboro  First  United  Methodist  Church, or  the
Gainesboro Elementary School Library.
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