BLUFF DALE—Mary K. Ragsdale, 65, passed away April 13, 2016 in Joplin, Missouri. 

Mary was born on Nov. 10, 1950 in Palestine, Texas.

She was one of the most caring people in the world. You will be missed by so many and we all love you. You are in the arms of Jesus now.

She is preceded in death by LA Wright, her companion of 19 years.

Mary is survived by one daughter, Stephanie Deritis of Pittsburg, Kansas; one sister, Shirley Pitts of Tulsa, Oklahoma; two nephews, Jack Taylor of Tulsa and David Pitts of Fort Worth; and niece, Christy Pitts of Fort Worth.