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Carol Broadnax Ragin, 62 of Eden, NC died May 2, 2018.  Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at St. John United Methodist Church, Eden, NC.  The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the church.  Burial will be at Eden Garden Cemetery, Eden, NC.

Carol B. Ragin, daughter of the late Carl Broadnax, Sr. and Aelene Cole Broadnax was born March 10, 1952. She departed this life peacefully on May 2, 2018. She was preceded in death by her brothers Carl Broadnax, Jr., Frederick Broadnax, and Charles Cole.  Carol was educated in the Leaksville (Eden) school system and graduated from John Motley Morehead High School in Eden, NC. At an early age, she joined St. John United Methodist Church. She was employed for many years at Miller Brewing (Eden, NC) and later at Stroh’s Brewery (Winston Salem, NC). She met and married her loving husband, Henry Ragin and the two settled in Sanford, NC.  There are people in life who leave a lasting impression. Carol was that person. To know her was to love her. There was never a dull moment while in her presence. She loved crocheting and reading. Carol loved holidays and family get-togethers; any chance to spend time with her family was important to her. There was nothing Carol liked better than striking up a conversation with a good (or new) friend. She could have an engaging conversation with anyone.  She was known for her feisty, yet good sense of humor. Carol was a devoted wife and loving mother. She was very proud of her family and was the proud “Wa-Wa”/Grandma to her 3 grandchildren. Carol will forever be adored by: her devoted husband, Henry G. Ragin of the home; daughter: Monteece Clark of Eden, NC; step-son, Yancey Ragin (Tomeka) of Pittsburgh, PA; granddaughters: Dakota Clark-Robinson and India Clark-Robinson, both of Eden, NC; grandson: Elijah Ragin of Pittsburgh, PA; three sisters: Margaret Broadnax-Colbert (Ron) of Eden, NC, Annie B. Corbett of Fort Walton Beach, FL, and Linda B. Richardson (Steve) of Jacksonville, FL; two brothers: Jerry Broadnax of Eden, NC, and Timothy Broadnax of Durham, NC; sister-in-law: Margaret Ragin Dunmore (Michael)of SC; brother-in-law: Lorenzo Rivers (Gaile)of SC; lifelong  friends: Rivers Millner of Eden, NC and Diane Motley of Eden, NC; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family. Carol will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.


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  • Wednesday, May 09, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Perry - Spencer Funeral Home, Inc.
  • Saturday, May 12, 2018
    We send our heartfelt sympathy to your family at this time.I enjoyed talking to Carol and i worked with her for many years.She often came by for a chat from time to time.please cherish her memories .
    ~ ALMA NEAL   EDEN, NE
  • Sunday, May 13, 2018
    No more suffering in the arms of the Lord. God bless the family and keep you in perfect piece through this difficult time. Rest in peace cousin. My prayers are with our family. I'm just learning of this news today.
    ~ Monica Belmar   Midlothian, VA