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Barbara Miller Ratliff

August 28, 1944 - November 3, 2012
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Barbara Miller Ratliff, 68, passed away Saturday Morning November 3, 2012 after many years of battling arthritis, kidney failure, and heart problems. Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 11:00 AM from the Clinton Chapel of Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home. Visitation be between the hours of 5 and 7 PM Wednesday and after 10 am Thursday. Interment will follow the service in the Clinton Cemetery. She was born August 28, 1944 in McComb, MS to D. W. and Alvie Miller. She graduated from South Pike High School in 1962, where she was a member of the Glee Club, Library Club, Pep Squad, Spanish Club, Speech Club, and a...
Barbara Miller Ratliff, 68, passed away Saturday Morning November 3, 2012 after many years of battling arthritis, kidney failure, and heart problems.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 11:00 AM from the Clinton Chapel of Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home. Visitation be between the hours of 5 and 7 PM Wednesday and after 10 am Thursday. Interment will follow the service in the Clinton Cemetery.

She was born August 28, 1944 in McComb, MS to D. W. and Alvie Miller. She graduated from South Pike High School in 1962, where she was a member of the Glee Club, Library Club, Pep Squad, Spanish Club, Speech Club, and a lead in the Senior class play. She attended Southwest Junior College 1962-1963 where she was a Beauty, Majorette, member of the Dormettes, choir and BSU.

She moved to Jackson where she continued studying at Draughons Business College. She worked at several places before going to work at the Department of Education as a Budget Analyst. While working there she met her husband.

She married Edward C. Ratliff, III in 1967 in First Baptist Church Jackson where she was an active member. After marriage she moved to Clinton First Baptist Church where she was also very active teaching G.A's, Training Union, etc.

She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Janice Varnado, sister Charlene Chadwick and brother Charles Miller.

Survivors include her husband of 45 years and son Cavett (Lynda) and two grandchildren Sarah Ann and Charlie of Oxford; son Greg (Benning) and three grandchildren, Phillip, Mills Morgan, and Porter of Nashville, TN; also her sister Sue Busby (Elmo) of Summit, MS.

She was a wonderful loving wife, mother and grandmother. All of whom were blessed by her and loved by her. She will be very much missed.

The family would like to thank the many, many medical care personnel at the Mississippi Baptist Medical Center that showed loving and compassionate care for her.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Clinton or to the , P.O. Box 7669, Atlanta, Ga. 30357-0669

Online guestbook www.wrightferguson.com

"Edward, I am so sorry to learn of Barbara's passing. May you feel the comforting presence of The Lord with you and your family during this time of grief." Frances Farr (Clinton, MS)

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