Lynette Ragar-Davis

Obituary of Lynette Colleen Ragar-Davis

Lynette C. Ragar-Davis, 68, of St. Joseph, MO, passed away peacefully in her home on Thursday, August 12, 2021. She was born November 22, 1952, the daughter of Gleavie C. Callen Sr. and Mary R. Callen, who preceded her in death. She was a 1971 graduate of Lafayette High School in St. Joseph, MO, and was an active participant in the Concert Choir program. She graduated from Vatterott School of Cosmetology, St. Joseph, MO. On September 25, 1976, she married Jim Ragar, Veteran of the United States Air Force, who also preceded her in death. Lynette was a member of Woodson Chapel Christian Church and enjoyed volunteering and the warm fellowship she shared with the members. She held several offices in the Missouri Order of the Eastern Star and also served as Grand Representative of Illinois from 2015-2017. Some of her favorite pastimes included reading magazines, embroidering, traveling, watching movies, garage saleing and eating chocolate. She especially loved spending time with her family and friends. She worked for the St. Joseph School District as a cook, before retirement. She is survived by brother, Gleavie Callen, Jr. and life partner, Connie L. White, and brother, Joseph M. Callen, and sister, Kathy I. Lawrence, all of St. Joseph; and many dear nieces, nephews and cousins. Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life Memorial Gathering on Tuesday, August 17th, from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. at Simplify Cremations & Funerals, located at 2335 N. St. Joseph Ave., St. Joseph, MO. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Woodson Chapel Christian Church, 2525 St. Joseph Ave., St. Joseph, MO 64505. Online guest book and obituary at
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Celebration of Life Memorial Gathering

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Simplify Cremations & Funerals
235 St. Joseph Ave
St. Joseph, Missouri, United States
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