Jo Wanda Ratliff, age 79, of Elkhorn City, KY passed from this life, Saturday, April 28, 2018. Jo was born to the late Clayton Potter and Martha “Childers” Stevens in Pike County, KY, December 20, 1938.
Besides both parents, Jo is preceded in death by one grandson, Robert Adkins.
She is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Bernie Ratliff of Elkhorn City, KY; two daughters, Bernie Jean Justice and her husband, Tim of Shelbiana, KY and Beverly Owens of Lookout, KY; one sister, Linda Kaye (Scott) Madden of Manchester, grandchildren; Chris (Monica) Owens, Lisa Owens, Daniel Adkins, Angela (Kyle) Fletcher, Paige Justice, Heath (Sarah) Justice, great grandchildren, Kaden & Kendal Owens, Kade & Kason Richardson.
Jo was a faithful member of the Marrowbone Missionary Baptist Church, a devoted wife, a loving mother and a treasured grandmother as well as a great grandmother. Jo Wanda was a great cook & everyone appreciated her talent. She was always willing to help in the community and always wore a smile. She will certainly be missed by all who knew and loved her.
The family will accept friends at the Marrowbone Missionary Baptist Church, Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 6:00 PM with services beginning at 7:00 PM. Funeral services will be Monday, April 30, 2018 at 1:00 PM with burial following at Johnson Memorial Park in Pikeville, KY. Roger Johnson will be the officiant for all services held.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Thacker Memorial Funeral Home of Pikeville, KY.