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Darlene C Ratliff

October 5, 1946 ~ June 17, 2022 (age 75)

Obituary

            Darlene C. Ratliff, age 75, of Taylorsville, passed away on Friday, June 17, 2022 in Taylorsville.

            Darlene was born October 5, 1946 in Buchanan County, VA, the daughter of the late Tom Charles and Lona Griffey Charles.

            She was a homemaker and a member of Shinning Light Baptist Church. She enjoyed reading her Bible and loved to sew and loved her flowers. She loved her family and spending time with them. She enjoyed watching it rain.

Including her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, Irlan Ratliff, who passed away in 2008; her brother, Haven Charles; her son-in-law, Harley Justice; her grandson, Stanley Ratliff.

Those left to cherish and honor her memory include: her daughter, Birtha Justice; her sons, Stevie Ratliff (Mary), Arlin Lee Ratliff, Jr., Stanford “Sherman” Ratliff (Mary Jean) all of Taylorsville, Randy Wayne Ratliff (Lisa) of Lincolnton, Byron Keith Ratliff of Richlands, VA, Scotty Gene Ratliff (Kerry) of Taylorsville; her sisters, Joann Stacy, Donna Stacy, Betty Sue Cox all of VA; her brothers, Bill Charles, Gene Charles, Lee Charles, Willie Charles all of VA; 18 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild on the way; and a number of other relatives.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m., Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Adams Funeral Home. Also, the family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Monday, June 20, 2022 and also 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at Shortridge Ramey Funeral Home in Grundy, VA.

            The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at Shortridge Ramey Funeral Home in Grundy, VA. Burial will follow in the Ratliff Cemetery, Grundy, VA.

            In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to: Alexander County Hospice, 50 Lucy Echerd Lane, Taylorsville, NC 28681.

Condolences may be sent to: www.adamsfunerals.com.

            Adams Funeral Home and cremation services are handling the local arrangements for the family of Darlene C. Ratliff.

To send flowers to the family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Saturday
June 18, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Adams Funeral Home Chapel Taylorsville
307 Main Ave Dr
Taylorsville , NC 28681

Visitation
Monday
June 20, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Shortridge Ramey Funeral Home
1021 Six Twenty Mile Branch Road
Grundy, VA 24614

Visitation
Tuesday
June 21, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Shortridge Ramey Funeral Home
1021 Six Twenty Mile Branch Road
Grundy, VA 24614

Funeral Service
Wednesday
June 22, 2022

1:00 PM
Shortridge Ramey Funeral Home
1021 Six Twenty Mile Branch Road
Grundy, VA 24614

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