Carrie Gertrude Davis, b. October 21, 1883 in Elk Co. Kansas, d. November 22, 1965 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Carrie was the youngest daughter of Nathan Davis and Abigail Newby, both originally of Indiana. She and Horace Ragle were married October 18, 1905 in Colorado Springs. Horace's older brother, Rev. Nathan Shumate Ragle, presided at the wedding.

Horace and Carrie had three children, Mildred Elaine (1906 - 1966), Richard Charles (1908 - 1987), and Katherine Ellen (1915 - 1985). The author is the eldest son of Richard Charles Ragle.