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Erma Lucille Ratliff
September 18, 1918 ~ March 21, 2017 (age 98)
Erma Lucille Dean-Ratliff, 98, of Fort Gay passed away on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at her home.
She was born at Tabors Creek on September 18, 1918 one of seven children to the late Ollie Jeffrey and Mary Skeens-Dean.
Erma was a homemaker and a member of the Tabors Creek Church.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Okie Ratliff; one son Okie Darrell Ratliff; seven siblings James Dean, Fred Dean, Elizabeth Mullins, Allen Dean, Merle Dean, Glen Dean and Frank "Sam" Dean as well as two sons in law Ray Evans and John Presley.
She leaves behind a loving family including six children Joan (Bennie) Morgan of New Straitsville, Ohio, Teresa Ratliff of Fort Gay, Louvada Evans of Charleston, SC, Carl (Joann) Ratliff of Fort Gay, Barabara (Everett) Spicer of New Lexington, Ohio and Letha Presley of Huntington; 32 grandchildren; 56 great grandchildren and 25 great great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be under the direction of Young Funeral Home and will be held at the Tabors Creek Church on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 1:00 pm with Pastors Luther Dingess and Ray Church officiating, burial will follow at the Fort Gay Cemetery.
Visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 6-8 pm at the Young Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com