Joyce Elaine (Geier) RagsdaleOctober 6th, 2021
Joyce Elaine (Geier) Ragsdale, 69, of San Antonio, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, due to complications from frontotemporal dementia at Arden Courts Memory Care Center in San Antonio. She was born on June 16, 1952, in Sedalia, Missouri, the daughter of Ward Geier who preceded her in death and Doreen Dick Geier who survives her in Ozark, Missouri. Joyce was a 1970 graduate of California High School. She was united in marriage on January 1, 1972, at First Baptist Church in California, Missouri, to Gary Ragsdale who survives her. She was a medical transcriptionist for many years. She was a member of Shearer Hills Baptist Church in San Antonio. She was very active in the choir and was also former secretary of Forest Hills Baptist Church where she attended while living in Memphis, Tennessee. Joyce loved socializing and visiting with people in the communities where she lived. She was a beautiful lady, always shining and lighting up the room when she entered. Joyce is survived by her husband Gary Ragsdale of the home; two daughters, Holly Weese of San Antonio, Texas, and Shannon Bock and husband Kevin Bock of Lead Hill, Arkansas; three grandchildren, Kira Weese, Ryan Weese and Emma Bock. Visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. with funeral services directly following at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 11, 2021, at First Baptist Church in California, Missouri. Officiating will be Pastor Jeremy Anderson. Interment will be at the California City Cemetery. Memorial contributions are to be made in lieu of flowers to St. Judes Childrens Hospital, care of the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, 100 S. Oak St., California, Missouri, 65018.