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April 18, 2024

Mary Catherine Ratliff

Mary Catherine Ratliff

Mary Catherine Ratliff, 63, of Taylorsville, passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, at Frye Regional Medical Center.

Mary was born November 22, 1960, in Russell County, Virginia, the daughter of the late Samuel Joseph Wallace and Mildred Ann Harrison Wallace.

Mary worked in fast food for the majority of her working career. She was a member of Freedom Baptist Church. She enjoyed babysitting and loved her flowers, especially rose bushes. She loved her bell in her yard, enjoyed animals, and loved to go to church.

Including her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant daughter; a brother, Ricky Wallace; and a nephew, Michael Joe Wallace.

Those left to cherish and honor her memories include her husband of 36 years, Stevie Ratliff of the home; her son, Shane Anthony Ratliff of the home; her sisters, Betty Green (Rick) and Andrea Lester (Mack), all of Virginia; her brother, Timothy Wallace of Taylorsville; her nieces, Shana Green, Tiffany Wallace, Katie Lester, Kristy Lester, Kyra Lester, and Amy Lester; her nephew, Jason Green; great-nieces, Mason Lester and Julie Lester; and great-nephew, Jesse Lester.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, March 22, 2024, at Freedom Baptist Church. Dr. Sam Vallini and Pastor Tony Miller will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., on Thursday, March 21, 2024, at Adams Funeral Home.

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Adams Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to be serving the family of Mary Catherine Ratliff.

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  1. Scott Feimster on March 27, 2024 at 1:00 pm

    My wife was roommates with Mary for a week at Valley Rehab Center and we got to know her a little. She was a very sweet lady. Sorry to hear of her passing. We also met her husband Steve and Son. They were all a loving family & she will be missed.

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