Bennett - Bertram Funeral Home

Mary Elizabeth Ragland    of Hodgenville

• Thursday, September 21, 2017
   from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
   at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home
• Friday, September 22, 2017
   from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
   at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home

• Friday, September 22, 2017 at 11:00 AM
   at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home

Mary Elizabeth Salt Ragland, age 88, of Hodgenville, passed away, Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital in Harrodsburg.

Born on August 13, 1929 in Tyler, TX, to the late Edgar and Frances Johnston Salt, she was a 1947 graduate of Magnolia High School, attended Bryant Stratton Business School and retired from Bank of Magnolia as vice president after over 30 years of service. She was a member of Ovesen Heights Baptist Church where she served as pianist for 35 years, a member of the "Redcoats" and volunteer pianist for Sunrise Manor Nursing Home for over 20 years and was past treasurer of the Magnolia Lions Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Otis Ragland; a daughter, Teresa Jean Bugg; a sister, Sarah Jackson and a brother, Frank Salt.

She is survived by a daughter, Barbara (Louis) Yeast of Harrodsburg; two sons, Eddie (Kim) Ragland of Elizabethtown and Frank Ragland of Bedford; seven grandchildren, Tracy Bugg, Byron Bugg, Kyle Winfree, Andrew Yeast, Lyndell Yeast, Katie Ragland and Nick Ragland; a great-grandson Diego Winfree and a sister-in-law, Nancy Salt of Florida.

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM, Friday, September 22, 2017, at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with Rev. Merrill Kurtz officiating. Burial will follow in the Magnolia Cemetery.

Visitation will be 3 to 8 PM Thursday and after 9 AM Friday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Ovesen Heights Baptist Church, 1640 Bardstown Road, Hodgenville, KY 42748.