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Dorothy Diane RAGSDALE

Oak Forest Cemetery
Lawrence County,

Earl - pre-need
Dianne 02 Nov 1944 - 31 Oct 2017 obituary

1) Charles Berley Ludwig 21 Apr 1960 recorded Lawrence County, Arkansas Book AA pg 64
2) Earl Ragsdale 29 Jun 1978 recorded Lawrence County, Arkansas Book GG pg 144

Dianne (Pickney) Ludwig Ragsdale the daughter of Freddie Pickney Sr. and Dorothy (Niblett) Pickney South

Diane Ragsdale

Dorothy Diane Ragsdale, 72, of Black Rock, was born Nov. 2, 1944, in West Frankfort, Ill., to Freddie Pickney Sr. and Dorothy (Niblett) Pickney South.

She passed from this life on Oct. 31, 2017, at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, surrounded by her family. She was of the Christian faith. She was the secretary for the City of Black Rock for 25 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her stepmother, Viola Pickney; and a sister, Sharon Berlekamp.

She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Earl Ragsdale, of the home; sons, Chuck (Pam) Ludwig** of Annieville and T.J. Ludwig** of Black Rock; a daughter, Brandi (Greg) Hall of Black Rock; stepsons, Larry (Connie) Ragsdale of Black Rock and Donald (Tracy) Ragsdale of Imboden; five grandchildren, Anthony (Tiffany) Ludwig of Keota, Okla., Jason (Amanda) Ludwig of Clover Bend, Justin (Lacey) Ragsdale of Black Rock, Cody (Devin) Slater of Smithville, and Cortney Ragsdale of Imboden; seven great-grandchildren, Wesley Ludwig, Khloe Ludwig and Cole Walker, all of Clover Bend, Lane and Laira Real of Keota, Okla., and Darcy and Ivy Ragsdale of Black Rock; three brothers, Freddie (Nancy) Pickney Jr., Donald Max (Pat) Sanders, and Bobby Joe (Elizabeth) Pickney, all of Black Rock; a sister, Jeanette Darris of Black Rock; and many other friends and family.

Funeral services were Saturday at 10 a.m. at House-Gregg Funeral Home in Walnut Ridge with Pastor Wayne Bryant officiating.

Interment was in Oak Forest Cemetery in Black Rock under the direction of House-Gregg Funeral Home of Walnut Ridge and Lynn.

Pallbearers were Deanie Pickney, Scott Pickney, Larry Ragsdale, Donald Ragsdale, Justin Ragsdale and Cody Slater.

Honorary pallbearers were Cortney Ragsdale, Anthony Ludwig, Jason Ludwig, Michael Sanders, Jennifer Pickney, Dot Richterkessing, Bryan Richterkessing, Pam Smith and Wayne Darris.

Obituary provided courtesy of House-Gregg Funeral Homes Walnut Ridge & Lynn, Lawrence County, Arkansas posted 02 Nov 2017.

*Per Lawrence County, Arkansas Marriage Index
**Dianne's sons Charles Edwin "Chuck" Ludwig and Thomas James "T.J." Ludwig

Contributed on 12/4/17 by denise.bratcher63
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Submitted: 12/4/17 • Approved: 12/5/17 • Last Updated: 12/8/17 • R1204451-G1204451-S3

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