Margaret Fay Ratcliff

Published 8:30 pm Friday, June 3, 2011

Funeral services for Margaret Fay Ratcliff, of Wesson, are 2p.m. on Sunday, June 5, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel onNatchez Drive with burial in Church of Jesus Christ of Latter DaySaints – Red Star Ward Cemetery.

Visitation is Saturday from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mrs. Ratcliff, 69, died June 2, 2011, at her residence. She wasborn in New Hampton on Oct. 28, 1941.

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She was a housewife who had various occupations. She had manyspecial interests, including genealogy, family history, writing andsewing. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of LatterDay Saints – Red Star Ward.

Preceding her in death were her mother, Hilder Mae Griffin; herhusband, Richard Shelby Ratcliff; and her son, Richard AdamRatcliff.

Survivors are her father, Willie Ray Griffin, of Vider, Texas; herdaughters, Tracy Davis and husband, Timothy, and Paula Ratcliff,all of Brookhaven; her brother, Michael Griffin and wife, Judy, ofBrookhaven; her sisters, Patsy Overstreet and husband, Bill, ofKountz, Texas, Jane Holston, of Brookhaven, Elaine Allen andhusband, Donnie, of Oxford, and Malinda Pierce, of Baton Rouge,La.; her grandchildren, Jason Smith, Tiffany Smith, Trey Smith,Derek Smith and Timmy Schifano; and numerous great-grandchildren,nieces and nephews.