Michael Anthony Ragland

February 21, 1963 ~ May 7, 2022 (age 59)


As we retrace the footprint of Michael Anthony Ragland. We can give thanks for the lives he touched along life's journey.

A likable, fun, charismatic guy, he was blessed to enjoy many of God's blessings as a son, brother, husband, uncle and a trusted friend.

Michael was born on February 21,1963 as the first child of George and Almamie Ragland. He gave his life to Christ at an early age. After he attended Pine bluff High School, he then obtained his GED and later received his HVAC certification from Pulaski Tech College in Little Rock, Ar.  He also worked as a Laser Tech for Custom Metals/Lexacon. Eating good food and being with his family was his favorite way to pass time.

Michael  was preceded in death by his Father: George Ragland; One Brother Robert Ragland, and Sisters: Joyce Ragland Vance and Tina Ragland Monk.

Michael  leaves a legacy of love and memories will be cherished by his devoted Wife of 15 years  Daphany Ragland; his Beloved Mother: Almamie Ragland; One Brother: Kevin Jones; Five Sisters :BeLynda Harris, Renee' Ragland, Wanda Strain, Koleen Reynolds and Monica Jarrett.

Michael also leaves a caravan of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who will forever miss his Love, Laugh and Smile.


There is No Light Without a Dawning by Helen Steiner Rice


No winter without a spring

And beyond the dark horizon

Our hearts will once more sing ….

For those who leave us for a while

Have only gone away

Out of a restless, care worn world

Into a brighter day 


Samuel L. Vance & Sons Funeral Directors 

" The Epitome of Service "


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May 13, 2022

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Christian Way Funeral Home
3705 West 6th Street
Pine Bluff, AR 71601

Celebration of Life
May 14, 2022

11:00 AM
Christian Way Funeral Home
3705 West 6th Street
Pine Bluff, AR 71601

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