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Ruth H. Ratley

April 18, 1914 July 26, 2005
Ruth H. Ratley
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Ruth H. Ratley, 91, of Homes Street, Ardmore, AL, died Tuesday, July 26, 2005, at the home of her daughter, Peggy Leonard. Funeral Services were held Friday, July 29, 2005, at 2 p.m. at Ardmore Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Sammy Brister and Rev. Mike Clark officiating. Burial was in the Gatlin Cemetery in Ardmore, AL, with Ardmore Memorial Funeral Home in charge. Pallbearers were Dwight Ratley, Jason Leonard, W.S. Holt, Randall Holt, Roger Stewart and Freddie Smith.Ruth Lou Holt was born April 18, 1914 in Lincoln County, TN, to John Floyd Holt and Dale Griffis Holt. She lived all her life in this area. She was a member of Mable Hill Baptist Church for 71 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, John Willie Ratley; and two sons, J.W. and Robert Ratley. Survivors include one son, Joe Edd Ratley of Ardmore, AL; two daughters, Billie Rose (Donald) Clem of Toney, AL, and Peggy (Ronald) Leonard of Toney, AL; two sisters, Margaret Steadman of Ardmore, AL, and Ellen Smith of Athens, AL; a host of nieces and nephews; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

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