Mrs. Helen Grace Ratliff, age 72, was born on March 30, 1950, to the late Joe and Nylene Johnson. She was the second born of eight children. At an early age she professed her faith in Jesus Christ and joined Bethlehem MBC in Falkner, MS, where she was a dedicated member until her health declined. She faithfully served as a deaconess, member of the Red Missionary Team and Sunday School member. She was united in holy matrimony to Charlie Ratliff, Jr on October 10, 1990. She was a devoted wife and home- maker for as long as her health allowed.
Her beautiful life will for- ever be cherished by her husband, Charlie Ratliff of Ripley, MS. Her siblings, Frankie (Sherry) Johnson of Tiplersville, MS, Colene (Willie) Prather of Falkner, MS, Jeanette (Cecil) Brown of Middleton, TN, Clifford Johnson of Ripley, MS, Carl Johnson of Tiplersville, MS and Polly (Mack) Peterson of Tiplersville, MS along with a host of nieces,
nephews, relatives and friends.
Visitation will be Friday, January 20, 2023, from 12p-7p at Foster & Son Funeral Home, Ripley, MS with the family present from 5p-7p. Funeral Service will be Saturday, January 21, 2023, 11am, at Bethlehem MBC, Falkner, MS. The body will lie in state one hour prior to service at the church. Interment will follow at
Ruckersville Cemetery, Falkner, MS.
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