Elizabeth Maxine Hines Ragan, 88, of Benton passed away Aug. 14, 2013, at Saline Memorial Hospital in Benton. She was born Oct. 22, 1924, at the Mountain View Community in Saline County.
Maxine worked for Dr. John D. Wright and was a retired RN and an X-ray tech at the Alexander Human Development Center and a member of Crossroad Missionary Baptist Church. Maxine loved to camp, fish and was an avid quilter. The family would like to extend a special thank you to all the staff of Pine Court at the Arkansas Health Center.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Junie and Pearl Moore Fowler; first husband, John David Hines; a son, Billy Hines; an infant son, and second husband, Roy Ragan.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Gerald Lynn Hines and wife Veneta Johnny Max Hines and wife, Linda, five grandchildren, Theresa Hines, Stephanie Hines Dunn, Eric Hines, Amanda Baker, and Kylee Homan, four great-grandchildren, Amelia Bratton, Chloe Hines, Paige Dunn, and J. D. Dunn.
Funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Ashby Funeral Home with Brother Jimmy Scott and Brother Roy Hines officiating. Burial will be at Pinecrest Memorial Park.
Pallbearers are John Sledd, Jeremy Sledd, Josh Sledd, Robert Dale Garner, Matthew Fowler, Devon Baker, Justin Fowler and Eric Hines.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Aug. 16, at the funeral home.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com