Rev. Sam Ragan Sr. age 92, of Cornelia, GA went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.
Rev. Ragan was born on, July 23, 1927, in Pendergrass, GA to the late Walter and Annie Ragan. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 70 years, Lucy McCoy Ragan, and a son, Samuel Lamar Ragan, Jr. Rev. Ragan was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Rev. Ragan was a retired Baptist minister having served the following churches: Ridgeway Baptist church, Camp Creek Baptist Church, Grace Baptist Church, and Community Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Patsy and Tom Morrison, Commerce, GA and Wanda and Stan Morris, Alto, GA; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, December 6, 2019, at the Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, GA with the Rev. Mike Wilson and Rev. Johnny Loudermilk officiating. Interment will follow in the Yonah Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Thursday, December 5, 2019.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Gideons International, The Habersham South Camp, P. O. Box 195, Baldwin, GA 30511-0195.
Those wishing to express online condolences may do so by visiting www.whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, North Chapel, 245 Central Avenue, Demorest, Georgia.
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