Flora M. Ragan, 95, passed away on Thursday morning, December 26, 2013, at Otterbein Portage Valley Retirement Living Community in Pemberville, Ohio. She was a former Dundas, Ohio resident and had been living at the nursing facility for the past 12 years. She was born at Axel Ridge, Ohio on August 24, 1918, daughter of the late Charles and Ellan Grahm Wiseman.
She was a homemaker and loved to play bingo. In 1937 she married Francis Ragan who passed away in 1960.
Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Ashley Smith, in 2012; two brothers, Alfred and Andrew Wiseman; and five sisters, Madelyn Thomas, Annis Yates, Pansy Garvin, Marie Dalton, and Lottie Webb.
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Donald and Patricia Dillinger Ragan of Woodville, Ohio; a daughter, Sonya K. Smith of Johnson City, Tennessee; a brother, Harold Wiseman of Helena, Ohio; a sister, Marcella Schlievert of Woodville, Ohio; three grandchildren, Brian Ragan, Michael Ragan, and Aleania Smith; eight great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Nolan, Joseph, Lydia, Torren, Timberly, Jamie, and Riley.
At Flora’s request, there will be a private visitation on Monday, December 30 at the Jenkins Funeral Chapel in Wellston followed by a private graveside service at the Elk Cemetery in McArthur with Pastor Steve Mathews officiating.
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