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Herschel Cecil Ratcliff
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Birth: Feb. 3, 1931
Spurger
Tyler County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb., 2001
Texas, USA

Funeral services for Herschell Ratcliff, 69, were held February 3, 2001 at 2 p.m. at Spurger United Methodist Church with Rev. James Jones and Brother Tom Ratcliff officiating. Burial followed at Beech Creek Cemetery near Spurger, Texas.

Mr. Ratcliff was born in Spurger where he lived all his life. He was a retired shipper for TempleInland Inc. with 40 years of service and was a member of Spurger United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Lila Fay Ratcliff of Spurger; two sons, Lawayne Ratcliff of McGeHee, Arkansas and Milton Ratcliff of Spurger; daughter, Jackiee Ratcliff of McGehee, Arkansas; four brothers, Tom Ratcliff of Marshall, Billy Ratcliff of Spurger, Jimmy Ratcliff of Friendswood and Jeff Ratcliff of Livingston; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Pallbearers were Steve Butz, Butch Pachall, Jack Sheffield, Lynn Mayo, Bob Mayo and Jack Jeans. Honorary pallbearers were Jess Collins, Ralph Davis and Mac Dobbs. Services were under the direction of Riley Funeral Home of Tyler County. Published in the Tyler County Booster. 
 
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 Parents:
  
Cecil Christopher Ratcliff (1908 - 1983)
  Bertha Edna Best Ratcliff (1910 - 1963)
 
 Spouse:
  Lila Faye Sirmons Ratcliff (1935 - 2004)
 
 Children:
  Carolyn Fay Ratcliff (1954 - 1973)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Escar Ratcliff (1928 - 1998)*
  Herschel Cecil Ratcliff (1931 - 2001)
  William Wayne Ratcliff (1935 - 2011)*
  Lewis Jefferson Ratcliff (1941 - 2004)*
  Curtis Lynn Ratcliff (1943 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Beech Creek Baptist Cemetery
Spurger
Tyler County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Stacy Mills Gore
Record added: Jan 30, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104373937
Herschel Cecil Ratcliff
Added by: Stacy Mills Gore
 
Herschel Cecil Ratcliff
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