Reda Ragains

Thursday, March 1, 2007

CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Reda Ragains, 89, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007, at Chaffee Nursing Center.

She was born Jan. 3, 1918, in Maynard, Ark., daughter of Alpha Elias and Gussie Norene Johnston Evans. She and Roy William Ragains were married April 22, 1944, in Blytheville, Ark. He died Feb. 17, 2004.

Ragains was a seamstress and was an election judge in Morley, Mo., many years. She was a member of Morley Church of Christ.

Survivors include a sister, Ava Emerson of Morley, and a brother, Sidney Evans of St. Louis.

She was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, Mo.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the chapel, with Bill Bradley officiating. Burial will be in Old Morley Cemetery.