Lola Maie Ragan
Lola Maie Ragan
  • November 22, 1922 - November 16, 2017
  • Greensboro, North Carolina

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Lola Maie Ragan died on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Well Spring Retirement Community.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, November 20, 2017 at Well Spring Richardson Auditorium at 1:30 PM with Rev. Mark Vickers officiating. Interment will be at Lakeview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends following the service.
Mrs. Ragan was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, the twin daughter of Lionel W. and Lola Maie Johnson.
Through the years, Mrs. Ragan was active in church and community organizations such as College Club, Girl Scouts, Greensboro Lecture League, Greensboro Community Watch and a number of local ballroom dance clubs.
Preceding her in death were her parents; husbands, Denham (Jerry) Ely and Ramon W. Ragan; her twin brother, Lionel W. Johnson and a younger brother, Cloyce Johnson.
She is survived by her children, Bryan Scott Ely of Dallas, TX; daughter, Diane Bailey and husband Tim of Gibsonville; grandchildren, Kristen and Joshua Chambers; sister, Miriam Wall and husband Phillip of Greensboro; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro 2500 Summit Avenue Greensboro, NC 27405 in her memory.
Hanes Lineberry North Elm Chapel is serving the Ragan family. Online condolences may be sent to