by Robert Joseph Baker | April 15, 2014 2:21 pm
Vernell Ragins died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center in Sumter.
Born on Nov. 22, 1934, in Sumter County, he was the youngest of 10 children born to the late Eula Lee Harvin Ragins and Elijah Ragins. Until his failing health, Vernell was a faithful member of Mt. Zero Missionary Baptist church.
Survivors include his wife, six children, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. today at the chapel of Fleming and DeLaine Funeral Home.
A service of remembrance will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at Mt. Zero Missionary Baptist Church, 7827 S.C. 261 in Manning. Words of comfort will be delivered by Dr. Lucious Dixon, senior pastor. Burial will follow in the Ragins family plot of the church cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent to Flemingdelaine@aol.com.
Fleming and DeLaine Funeral Home and Chapel of Manning is in charge of services.