Mildred Ragsdale

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Mildred Ragsdale Mildred Ragsdale of Boone, North Carolina, affectionately known as "Mimi", flew into the arms of her beloved Savior at age 85. She finished the race well and was a good and faithful servant to the end of her journey here. During her final days, she sang out hymns of praise. She was surrounded by loved ones in her home at 3647 Jake's Mountain Road, Boone, NC. Mimi was born on October 5, 1932 in Flint, Michigan. She is preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Sarah Ragsdale and her sister, Helen Worak. Mimi had many gifts including nursing and teaching physical education. She loved to hike and travel and led an adventurous life. She was an animal lover and had many dogs over the years. She had wonderful insight and wisdom as well as a keen sense of humor. Her greatest gift was her desire and compassion to show others the way to know Jesus! She is survived by her niece, Wendy David and husband, Al of El Cajon, CA and niece, Suzanne Novack of Troy, Michigan and great nephews, Bryce Novak and, Ryan Novak and A.J. and Nick David, as well as long-time friends, Sharon Dingledein of Bradenton, Florida and Wayne Coffey of Boone, North Carolina. She had numerous beloved friends and her group of "Sisters loved by God". There will be a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at her home that she shared with Gary and Joanie Kilkelly at 3647 Jake's Mountain Road, Boone, NC, Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 2:00PM at the home address. Pastor Scott Andrews of Alliance Bible Fellowship, Boone, NC will speak. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Alliance Bible Fellowship "benevolence fund" Boone, NC or Watauga County Humane Society in honor of "Ben, her beloved canine companion". Mimi and Gary and Joanie Kilkelly would personally like to thank Hospice (Medi Home Health) particularly Andy, Stephanie, April and Marley for their amazing love and care! Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory of Boone, NC, is serving the Ragsdale family.
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Boone, NC 28607
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Published in The Bradenton Herald on Aug. 11, 2018