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Becky Jean Ragsdale

Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2024 at 10:00 am

Becky Jean Ragsdale, 58, resident of Lewisburg, and retired cashier for Marathon, passed away on March 18, 2024, at Maury Regional Medical Center.

A Memorial Service was held at Open Door Baptist, 1100 South High St., Columbia, TN 38401, on Saturday, March 23, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. with Brandon Cochran officiating. The family visited with friends on Saturday, March 23, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Online condolences may be extended online at

Born April 3, 1965 in Shelbyville, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Floyd Wilhoite and the late Rosie Prince Wilhoite. Mrs. Ragsdale enjoyed crafts, crocheting, and decorating for the holidays. She loved wrestling with her son-in-law and her greatest joy was spending time with her family. Becky was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a member of Open Door Baptist.

She is survived by her husband of almost 40 years, Philip Ragsdale, whom she married June 6, 1984. She is also survived by her daughters, Rosa (Jeramy) Rainey, McKenzi Brown Ragsdale; granddaughter, Annah Rainey; grandson, Mathew Butterworth; brother, Paul Wilhoite; sisters, Barbara (Doug) Johnson, Debra (Kent) Smith; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Jerry Wilhoite; and sister, Sherry Hall.

Oaks & Nichols Funeral Home assisted the family with the arrangements.