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Eutaw C. Ragland

November 21, 1947 ~ July 19, 2020 (age 72)


Eutaw Ragland, 72, of Pryor, passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020 at home with family by his side. He was born on November 21, 1947 in Marshall, Arkansas; the son of Edgar and Myrtle (Jackson) Ragland. Eutaw married the love of his life, Debbie Long, on September 25, 1976 in Benson, Arizona. They moved to Pryor in 1992 and started their business, Ragland Drywall in 2008. Eutaw loved playing his banjo, fishing, and gardening. He was a member of the Church of Christ and enjoyed attending services and being a part of his church family. A loving husband, father, grandfather and friend who left us too soon. He will be so dearly missed.

Funeral services for Eutaw will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at the Church of Christ with Pastor DJ Castoe officiating. Burial to follow at Graham Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. To leave his family a message, please visit his Tribute Wall at Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Funeral & Cremation Service.

Eutaw is survived by his wife, Debbie, of the home; son, James Harris and Amber Girdner of Pryor, Oklahoma; daughter, Erica Battisti and husband Matthew of Pryor, Oklahoma; sisters, Eileen Barrett and husband Ronnie of Marshall, Arkansas, and Beverly Morrison of Marshall, Arkansas; 3 grandchildren, Aidan Harris, Hannah Battisti, and Harmony Battisti; and many other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Edgar and Myrtle; infant sons, Clint and Jason; siblings, Laverne Roach, June Hester, Sue Finney, Madge Reid, Louis Ragland, Iva Taylor, Marvin Ragland, Winston Ragland, Roger Ragland, Helen Ragland, and Alan Ragland; and grandchildren, Savannah Harris and Isaac Battisti.

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July 22, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Shipman's Funeral & Cremation Service
1204 NE 1st Street
Pryor, OK 74361

Funeral Service
July 23, 2020

11:00 AM
Church of Christ
605 S. Coo Y Yah
Pryor, OK 74361


Graham Memorial Cemetery
Highway 20 East
Pryor, OK 74361

Please note
The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., Wednesday evening. The funeral home will still be open until 8:00 p.m., for friends to come sign the book and to view.
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