December 14, 1944 - February 24, 2021
Coleen K. Ragsdale, age 76 of Charleston, IL passed away at 8:30 PM Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon, IL. A private memorial service in her honor will be held at a later date. Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home, 1200 Wabash Avenue, Mattoon, IL 61938 is in charge of arrangements. Coleen was born December 14, 1944 in Twin Falls, ID to the late Kenneth and Irma (Hopwood) Burnham. She married Jackie L. Ragsdale on May 19, 1961 in Burbank, CA; he preceded her in death December 5, 1985. She is survived by two sons, Michael W. Ragsdale and partner Melinda Kemper of Greenup, IL, Shawn W. Ragsdale of Charleston, IL; one daughter Donna K. Barnes and husband Mike of Greenup, IL; two brothers; Wesley Burnham of Rossville, GA, Eldon Burnham of Las Vegas, NV; two sisters Renee Dykes of Rossville, GA, Lucille Dodson of Sallisaw, OK; ten grandchildren: Nathan Lampley of Casey, IL, Austin Ragsdale of Casey, IL, Myra Ragsdale of Mattoon, IL, Jenna Ragsdale of Casey, IL, Jared Ragsdale of Casey, IL, Damien Heck of Charleston, IL Jeremy Winkler of Charleston, IL, Zachary Winkler of Charleston, IL, Nick Cox of Kansas, IL, Skyler Cox of Bethany, IL; one great-grandchild and one on the way. She is preceded in death by one brother, and one grandchild, Jack R. Ragsdale. Coleen was a bus driver for Illinois Central School Bus Garage in Charleston, IL. She had a talent for cooking and enjoyed a night filled with stories, laughter and a Keystone Light. Coleen’s family will always treasure the knowledge, wisdom, and enlightenment she shared with them. Please visit www.mitchell-jerdan.com or www.facebook.com/mitchelljerdanfuneralhome to light a virtual candle in her honor or share a memory with the family.
Coleen K. Ragsdale, age 76 of Charleston, IL passed away at 8:30 PM Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon, IL. A private memorial service in her honor will be held at a later date. Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral... View Obituary & Service Information
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