|Birth: ||Dec. 2, 1935|
|Death: ||Nov. 24, 2005|
Son of Eddie Marion Ragsdale & Ona Edwena Autry; grandson of Francis Marion & Sarah Lucinda (Keith) Ragsdale and Emerson Ethridge & Melinda Ella (Sanders) Autry.
Unknown how he is related to Godfrey I and Mary Ragsdale.
1940 Otter Creek, Kiowa Co., OK census:
Ed M. (head) 45 b AL, Farmer
Ona (wife) 42 b TX
Edward (son) 16 b OK
Boncile (dau) 18 b OK
Kenneth (son) 14 b OK
Olen (son) 13 b OK
Bobby Jean (dau) 10 b OK
Wayne (son) 8 b OK
Leon R. (son) 6 b OK
Darrell (son) 4 b OK
J. C. (son) 1 b OK
Served in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War.
69 years, 11 months, 22 days, died from Lung Cancer.
Blaine is survived by his wife of 48 years, Karma Koel Murphy Ragsdale whom he married August 30, 1957 in Wichita Falls, Wichita Co., Texas.
As far as I know, they have three children.
Sadly, Sgt Donald Archie Zasimowich (DonZas), the originator of this memorial has passed away. Please consider visiting his Find A Grave memorial page and leaving some virtual flowers. His enthusiasm for cemeteries and willingness to help future generations lives on through his contributions to Find A Grave.
Many thanks to John & Gloria Henderson for stone photos.
Ona Edwena Autry Ragsdale (1898 - 1940)
Darrell Blaine Ragsdale (1935 - 2005)
J. C. Ragsdale (1938 - 2007)*
US AIR FORCE
Note: Buried November 30, 2005.
Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery
Plot: Section 76 Site 73
Maintained by: Arleta ♥
Originally Created by: DonZas
Record added: Nov 27, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12524653