Lathan Walter Gragan, 83

July 31, 2016

150x181-4435922Lathan Walter Gragan, 83, of Chaptico, MD passed away on July 27, 2016.

Born on November 27, 1932 in Chaptico, MD he was the son the late James Walter and Anna Marie Hill Gragan. He was the husband of Mary Virginia Vallandingham Gragan whom he married on July 4, 1955 in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bushwood, MD.

He is survived by his sister Millie Norris of Hollywood, MD. He was preceded in death by his siblings: Bernadette Dingee, Elwood Gragan, Annabelle Copsey, Dorothy Vallandingham, Shirley Huntington, and Nancy Miedzinski.

The family will received friends on Monday August 1, 2016 from 5:00-8:00 PM with prayers recited at 7:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Leonardtown, MD.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday August 2, 2016 at 10:00 AM in Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church Chaptico, MD with Father Charles Gallagher officiating.

Interment will follow in Queen of Peace Catholic Cemetery, Helen, MD.

Pallbearers will be: Danny Vallandingham, Tommy Vallandingham, Marion Vallandingham, Bert Vallandingham, Joe Vallandingham, and Jimmy Hill. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Stevie Gragan, Gary Hill, Jerry Norris, and Bosey Farrell.