Cherry Blossoms

Mary Lou (Ragland) Gholson

August 18, 1931 ~ April 13, 2022 (age 90)


Mary Lou (Ragland) Gholson, 90, passed away early Wednesday morning, April 13th, at her home in Kevil.

Mary Lou was born August 18, 1931, the only child of Oscar L. and Mabel (Jerrell) Ragland of Ballard County. She attended school at the Barlow/Kevil High School, Class of '49 and then went on to attend Murray State College. Mary Lou was employed by the Union Carbide Plant and retired after 29 years of service. She then worked part time as Secretary for 10 years at the Kevil First Baptist Church where she was a life long member.

She is survived by her "acquired" daughters, Myrna (Mark) Thomassee of Kevil and Peggy (Mike) Word of Paducah. She has 1 grandson, Ryan (Joan) Moyers of Cincinnati, OH, and 2 grand-daughters, Michae (Josh) Culp of Paducah and Kelly (Alec) McMahon of Nashville, TN. She is also survived by her two nieces, Katherine Brown of Kevil and Louise (Ray) Musgrave of Paducah and one nephew, Charlie (Jayna) Gholson of Kevil. Mary Lou has one remaining first cousin, Bob (Barbara) Jerrell of Remlap AL. She has several additional nieces, nephews, and cousins too numerous to list.

Visitation will be Monday evening April 18th, 4-8PM at the Morrow Funeral Chapel in LaCenter.

The funeral service will be held Tuesday April 19, at 11AM at the Kevil First Baptist Church. Visitation will begin at 9AM the day of the funeral. Burial will follow at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Sunrise Childrens' Services P.O. Box 1429 Mt. Washington, KY 40047

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April 18, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Morrow Funeral Chapel (Ky)

Funeral Service
April 19, 2022

11:00 AM
Kevil First Baptist Church

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