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Wanda Ragsdale Douglas, 90, of Beaumont, died Friday, July 21, 2017, at Calder Woods. She was born on July 11, 1927, in Jacksonville, to Mary Lucile Earle and Wallace Peter Ragsdale.
Wanda attended Lon Morris College and later attended Lamar University. After college, she was employed with Gulf States Utilities Company for over thirty years as an Executive Secretary. Wanda also volunteered with St. Elizabeth's Hospital Auxiliary for more than thirty years. She was a faithful member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Beaumont.
Wanda is survived by her cousins, James Earle and his wife, Theresa, of College Station and Donald L. Earle of Dallas; friend, Fran Engelbrecht; and others in her Gulf States Utilities' family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Marilyn Wallace and her husband, Wesley; and brother, Jimmy Ragsdale.
A gathering if Ms. Douglas' family and friends will be 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at Broussard's, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. Her funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 27, 2017, at Earle's Chapel United Methodist Church, 436 County Road, Jacksonville, with her interment to follow at Earle's Chapel Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society of Southeast Texas, P.O. Box 1629, Beaumont, Texas 77704.
Complete and updated information may be found at:
broussards1889.com.
Published on July 25, 2017
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