Ralph Connor Ratliff, 91, long
time resident of Greenville, passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Greenville
Health and Rehab. Funeral services are scheduled for 10 A.M., Thursday, August
3, 2017 at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Danny Gandy and Rev.
Bobby Sparks officiating. Burial will be in Forest Park Cemetery. Visitation
will be Wednesday from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M. at the funeral home.
Mr. Ratliff was born in Cumby,
Texas on May 2, 1926 to Lawrence S. Ratliff and Jewell Newland Ratliff. Mr.
Ratliff married Edna H. Elder on July 30, 1949 in Greenville. He retired after
27 years from Hunt Regional Medical Center and worked for CB’s Hamburger Shop
for 17 years. Mr. Ratliff was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his wife, Edna
H. Ratliff, daughters, Nancy Evans and Debora Dykes, grandchildren, William G.
Dykes, Amber Ricketts, Brandi Moss, Jimmy D. Helms, Robert Helms and Christina
Helms and eighteen great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his
daughter, Brenda Ratliff, son, Gary Don Ratliff, his parents, brother, Thedis
Ratliff, sisters, Essie Davenport, Geneva West and Imogene Madera.
Pallbearers will be William G.
Dykes, Jimmy D. Helms, Robert Helms, Con Moss, Thomas Ricketts and Michael