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 Elizabeth <I>Chapman</I> Ragsdale

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Elizabeth Chapman Ragsdale

  • Birth 20 Nov 1879 Macon, Macon County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 28 Mar 1985 Mexico, Audrain County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Moberly, Randolph County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 53927484


My Cousin's wife.

Daughter of Job L. Chapman & Malica (maiden name unknown).

Married Asa Ragsdale, April 7, 1903 in Moberly, Randolph Co., MO. Known children:
Freta M. (1908-1998) m Cecil O. Martin
Evan Crisler (born 1913-
Irene Fern (1914-2010) m Jack M. Chinn

Obit in the March 29, 1985 Moberly Monitor Index, Moberly MO. Transcribed as written. Elizabeth Chapman Ragsdale, 105, Renick, died Thursday evening at 5:43 p.m. at the Audrain Medical Center in Mexico, Audrain, MO. She was a resident of the Gamma Road Nursing home in Wellsvile for five years. She was born in Macon, Mo. Mrs. Ragsdale was member of the Renick Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Asa Ragsdale. Prior to going to the nursing home, she lived with her daughters for 10 years. Surviving are one son, E. C. Ragsdale, San Diego, Ca; two daughters, Mrs Jack Chinn, Overland, MO; and Mrs. Cecil Martin, Kirksville; eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Million-Taylor Funeral Home in Moberly.

According to her stone, this beautiful soul lived to be 105 years, 4 months, 8 days.

Many thanks to Ronald Kanatzar for stone photo.

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  • Created by: Arleta
  • Added: 20 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53927484
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Chapman Ragsdale (20 Nov 1879–28 Mar 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53927484, citing Oakland Cemetery, Moberly, Randolph County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Arleta (contributor 46898856) .