Ms. Sallie Ann Storey 70, was born January 7, 1951 in Ripley, MS to the late Henry and Katie Lee Ratliff Storey. She departed her earthly home and entered the presence of the Lord on June 11, 2021.
Sallie professed her hope in Jesus Christ as a child at Ripley Second Baptist Church where she remained a faithful member her entire life. She served as Church clerk for more than 35 years and also served as a teacher in both Sunday School and Vacation Bible School classes. Sallie graduated from Line Street Consolidated High School in Ripley, MS in 1969 and went on to attend the Mississippi University for Women, pursuing a degree in social work. She resumed her job with the Department of Human Services, serving countless children and families for over 20 years. Her passion for the elderly led her to the Tippah County Hospital Nursing Home where she worked as a social worker until 2013, retiring from the State of Mississippi with 42 years of service.
Sallie leaves to cherish her memory: her son, Keith LaSean Storey of Ripley, MS; brothers, Dwight (Gladys)Leatherwood, Henry Tate (Michelle) Storey, James (Brenda) Storey all of Ripley MS; sister, Katese (Martice) Rutherford of Tupelo, MS; four aunts, Grace Bails and Johnnie Mae Cox both of Ripley, MS; Mary Ratliff of Columbia, MO; Scottie Ratliff of Chicago, IL and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
Visitation will be Friday, June 18, 2021 from 5 PM to 7 PM at Ripley Second Baptist Church. The body will lie in state one hour prior to funeral services, Saturday, June 19, 2021.