AREA OBITUARIES -- SUEDELL RAGSDALE
Mrs. Suedell Ragsdale, 83, of South Fulton, Tenn., passed away March 1, 2023 at Baptist Health Paducah.
She was born on September 3, 1939 to the late J.B. and Mary Morgan Parker. She was a member of the Fulton First United Methodist Church where she served on several committees. She was the owner and operator of Suedell’s in Union City for 23 years. She had lived in this area all of her life.
Mrs. Ragsdale is survived by her children, Kim Hutchins (David), Kelly Fossett (Rob), Ann Napier (Stan), John W. Ragsdale III (Becky), Jim Ragsdale, Brent Ragsdale (Tina) and Joe Ragsdale (Lisa); 17 grandchildren, John W. Ragsdale IV (Lindsay), Jordan Ragsdale (Amy), Courtney Vincent (Michael) , Kent Napier (Kayla), Jimmy Ragsdale (Evita), Katie Ragsdale, Jake Ragsdale (Sarah), Michael Ragsdale (Chelsea), Wes, Lauren and Sarah Ragsdale, Elizabeth Love (John), Garrison Ragsdale, Hunter Hutchins (Abby), Carmen Barnes (Luke), Parker Fossett (Morgan) and Caroline Adkins (Jonathan); 19 great-grandchildren; a sister, Bobbie Pihl of Lexington, Ky.; and two brothers, Joe “Joker” Parker (Wanda) of Hickman, Ky., and J.B. “Totsy” Parker (Karen) of Woodland Mills, Tenn.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Rayburn N. Garrison (August 1, 1967) and her husband of 51 years, Dr. John W. Ragsdale, Jr. (April 26, 2022).
Funeral service will be Saturday, March 4 at 1:00 pm at the First United Methodist Church in Fulton with Pastor Sue Engle and Dr. Greg Cox officiating. Burial will be in the Palestine Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church from 11 a.m. Saturday, March 4, until the funeral hour.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1386, Fulton, KY 42041 or to Harvest The Vision, South Fulton Baptist Church, P.O. Box 5258, South Fulton , TN 38257.
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