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Obituary for Marcella Ragland (Ragland)


Marcella, 94, of McDonald, died Tuesday, January 28, 2020, in Washington Hospital.

She was born October 13, 1925, in McDonald, a daughter of the late John W. Ragland, Sr. and Lelia Walker Ragland.

Ms. Ragland was a member of the First Baptist Church of McDonald. She was a homemaker and facilitated a day care for community children in her home. She also worked at the polls during elections.

Surviving are her children, Rhonda L. (Ted) Freeman of FL, Christopher W. Ragland of FL, Dru E. Ragland of McDonald and Steffanie L. Ragland of GA; sister, Alice Henderson of McDonald. She is also survived by 5 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and her niece, Collie Henderson.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Laurel Y. Ragland; 5 brothers and 2 sisters.

Friends will be received 10 a.m. to 12 Noon on Friday at the First Baptist Church, N. McDonald St., McDonald where funeral service will be held at 12 Noon.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 300 Penn Center Blvd. Suite 602, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.

Arrangements are entrusted to Thomas-Little Funeral Service, Inc., 314 W. Lincoln Avenue, McDonald, PA