Iva Lorene Ratliff
December 22, 1916 - November 26, 2012
Iva Lorene Ratliff, age 95 formerly of La Plata, Missouri, passed away Monday, November 26, 2012 at the O.U. Medical Center in Edmond, Oklahoma.
Born December 22, 1916 near New Boston, Missouri, she was the daughter of Jewett William and Lola B. (Carter) Webber. On November 13, 1936 in Seymour, Missouri, she married Orval Ratliff who preceded her in death on April 13, 1992.
Also preceding her in death were her parents; three sisters, Deloma Fuqua, Marie Winkler, and Irene Pyle Davison; and one half brother, Gilbert Lee Harden.
Surviving is one son and daughter-in-law, Darrell and Debbie Ratliff of Edmond, Oklahoma; one half brother, Jack Webber of Napa, California; two grandsons, Matthew Ratliff and wife Tera and Michael Ratliff and wife Allison; two great grandchildren, Taylor and Blake Ratliff; four nieces, Carol Hays, Betty Taylor, Kay Elery, and Sheryl Webber; three nephews, Gary Pyle, Randy Fuqua, and Bob Winkler; and several cousins.
Lorene lived most all of her life in Macon County, Missouri before moving to Edmond, Oklahoma five years ago. She had been an active member of the La Plata Christian Church and the Homemaker’s Sunday School Class, Eutopia Circle, Tuesday Morning Bible Study, La Plata Christian Ministries Board, and American Legion Auxiliary. Lorene loved volunteering at the La Plata Nursing Home and traveling.
A celebration of life will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 1, 2012 at the La Plata Christian Church. Burial will be in the Elmer Cemetery, Elmer, Missouri under the direction of Travis Funeral Chapel in La Plata, Missouri.
Visitation will be Saturday, December 1, 2012 with family receiving friends from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the church.
Memorials in memory of Lorene Ratliff may be made to the La Plata Christian Church or to the La Plata Nursing Home. They may be sent to or left at Travis Funeral Chapel, 125 S. Church St., La Plata, Missouri 63549.
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