From our legacy blog – OBITUARIES

Topic: Joyce Dixon
 BRADDRAGLAND Posted: 04-Aug-2004 23:25   
 I spoke to Betty Kemp today, she wanted me to let
everyone know that Joyce Dixon from Las Vegas died of
lung cancer yesterday.
The funeral will be in Las vegas in a couple of days.
Talk at you soon

Topic: Joe Kimmitt – Obit.
 Vaughn Posted: 11-Apr-2004 12:17 
 Message forwarded from Brad Dragland & Todd Dragland:
Dragland Family Obituary:
Sadly, Joe Kimmitt, loving husband of Doris (Dragland) Kimmitt passed away on Tuesday, March 9, 2004. Apparently he suffered a heart attack. The funeral was held in Bow Island, Alberta, Canada on Saturday, March 13, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. 


Topic: OBIT – Marvin Dragland 10/2/25 – 2/8/04
 Angie Anders Posted: 11-Feb-2004 00:25
 I just wanted to let you know that my grandfather, Marvin Dragland, died Sunday morning due to what they believe was a heart attack. His memory will be cherished. I’ve copied his obituary below. – Angie

Marvin E. Dragland
SHONGALOO, LA – Funeral services for Marvin E. Dragland, age 78, will be held Wednesday, February 11, 2004 at 2 p.m. in the Bailey Chapel, Springhill, with Rev. Charles Woolley officiating and Rev. Jim Brown assisting. Interment will follow in the Old Shongaloo Cemetery under the direction of Bailey Mortuary, Springhill, LA.
Visitation will begin Tuesday at 5 p.m.
Mr. Dragland was born October 2, 1925 in Hot Springs, AR to Daniel Michael and Ethel Mae Thomas Dragland and passed away February 8, 2004 in Minden, Louisiana. He was a native of Hot Springs, AR and a resident of Shongaloo, LA, member of the Old Sarepta Missionary Baptist Church and a retired painter/contractor. He was also a Springhill graduate and US Navy veteran of WWIl.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Lena Marie Dragland of Shongaloo, LA; five sons, Robert Dragland and wife, Joan of Lewisburg, TN, Michael “Mike” Dragland and wife, Virginia of Baton Rouge, LA, Thomas “Tom” Dragland and wife, Lynnie of Benton, AR, John Dragland and wife, Sharon of Haynesville, LA, David Dragland and wife, Lynette of Shongaloo, LA; two daughters, Peggy Caldwell and husband, Lynn of Woodridge, VA, Mary Denny and husband, Glenn of Minden, LA; sixteen grandchildren; nine great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Mr. Dragland was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Hilma Brown.
Pallbearers will be Steven Nix, Andy Dragland, Scott McLain, Jeremy Anders, Eric Denny and Daniel Dragland. Bailey Mortuary, Inc.

Topic: Gladys Dragland Peterson – (obit)
Don and Rosalie Posted: 12-Jul-2003 13:55  
Subject: a death of one of Chris Dragland’s children
Hello Vaughn,
I haven’t written to you in a while. I was checking the web site tonight, hoping that some other brave souls have ventured forth to submit some family history, but, nope – it doesn’t look like that is the case.
Anyway, my oldest sister, Gladys Dragland Peterson died yesterday, July 4, 2003 so I would like that to be indicated on the family page. Also, for some reason, I must have given you the wrong year for her date of birth. She was born in Feb. 28, 1920, so she lived to be 83. Hell, I’ll take that. That would give me 26 years of retirement, were I to be so fortunate. Anyway. I’d appreciate it if you would make those corrections.
Best Wishes to you and yours,
Don Dragland

Topic: My First Post – A Sad One
 Angie Anders Posted: 25-Jun-2003 14:55 
 Well I hate that my first post on our Dragland forum is going to be a sad one, but hopefully I will be around posting more up-beat news from time to time.
I’m sorry to say that my great-aunt, Hilma (177.41), who was Daniel Dragland’s only daughter, passed away yesterday (June 24th, 2003). We aren’t sure of funeral arrangements as of yet. Please pray for her surviving son Dale, who is the last of his immediate family.
Thank you,
 Vaughn Posted: 26-Jun-2003 14:54
Sorry to hear the sad news.
I will update our family tree accordingly.
(Thanks for using the Dragland Message Board.)


Topic: Donald Oren Dragland – (obit)
 Vaughn Posted: 22-May-2003 21:14
 Recent note from Todd:
I’n not sure if you had heard, but Don Dragland passed away on Tuesday, April 29, 2003, in Arizona. He is survived by his wife Caisa. Her address is 15041 West Fairmount Ave, Goodyear AZ 85338 USA.
God Bless…


One Response

  1. My uncle don was like a second father to me ten years after his passing if my family brings him up I can’t help but cry I loved him so much and miss him terribly

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