Ragsdale, Virginia M. (Died)
appeared in Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Jul 1939, p. 47
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Last rites were held in Billings, Mont., last Friday for Miss Virginia MacDonald Ragsdale who died of a fractured skull there on Wednesday, suffered in a fall from a horse. Miss Ragsdale was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Ragsdale, 1609 Spencer avenue, Wilmette. The accident occurred Tuesday evening, July 4, when the horse Miss Ragsdale was riding shied out into a state highway near Billings and was struck by an automobile moving in the same direction. She was thrown 25 feet by the impact. Besides her mother and father, Miss Ragsdale is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Frank I. Shantz of Appleton, Wis., Mrs. L. G. Wood of New York, and Barbara of Wilmette; and a brother, John, also of Wilmette. She is also survived by a great aunt, Mrs. Flora M. Wood, and an uncle, Sterling M. Wood, with whom she had been living in Billings for several years.

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Genealogical Resource
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13 Jul 1939
Date Of Event
05 Jul 1939
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Ragsdale, Virginia M. (Died)