Elizabeth Sloan Ragland (1952 – 2017)

By Sam Mitchell

Madison County Democratic Women wish to express our condolences to the family and friends of Liz Sloan Ragland, who passed away Friday, March 10, 2017.  Liz chaired MCDWD from 1989 – 1991.  As the first African American woman elected to chair MCDWD, she was not only a trail blazer, but a role model for women who embrace the ideals of the Democratic Party.  Visitation will be held Thursday, Mar 23, at Nelms Funeral Home, 5 -7 p.m.  A Celebration of Liz’s Life will be held at Union Hill Primitive Baptist Church, 2115 Winchester Road, NW, Huntsville, Alabama on Friday at 12 noon. – You may view her obituary and leave a message in the guest book here.