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Our Little Love’s Namesake

My mom sent me some information from our family, and I wanted to share it.  I don’t want to lose the information either, so I am saving it here.

Lilla Rita was named after two special people.  See their information below:

Mrs. Lilla Vertna [Pearce] Ragan Obituary

The Leader Tribune – Ft. Valley, Ga. December 8, 1982
Marshallville, Ga. – Dec. 8, 1982 – Mrs. Lilla P. Ragan, 88, died Wednesday December 8, 1982 in a Houston County Hospital after an extended illness. Services will be held at 3 p.m. today in Oaklawn Cemetery in Fort Valley, Ga., The Rev. Danny Barton will officiate.
Mrs. Ragan, a native of Fort Gaines, Georgia was a member of Marshallville Baptist Church. She lived near Marshallville [Macon Co.] Ga.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. D. L. Massee of Marshallville and Mrs. Grace Gore of Homestead, Fla.; and several grandchildren: Davine V. Campbell, Gayle V. Wells, Joanne G. Weaver, Alice G. Giblin, James Gore]
The family will be at the residence of Mrs. D. L. Massee inb Marshallville.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Marshallville Baptist Church.
Rooks Funeral Home of Fort Valley has charge of arrangements.
[Note: Lilla Pearce Ragan Born April 18, 1894 – Died December 8, 1982 is buried in Oaklawn Cemetery in Ft. Valley, Ga. beside her husband, Edgar Rufus Ragan [1886 – 1975]
Mrs. Rita Margaret [Carriero] Winegarden
Rita M Winegarden was born on October 29, 1926 in Massachusetts and died on April 03, 1997 at the age of 70. This person last resided in Key Largo, Florida in Monroe County.  Mr. Harold Joel Winegarden was her spouse.

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