Dorothy Marie Ratliff


Services for Dorothy Marie Ratliff, 86, of Canton are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at Eubank Chapel with Bro. Rusty Condry officiating under direction of Eubank Funeral Home, Canton.

Burial will be in Haven of Memories, Canton.

She passed away March 5, 2011, in Tyler.

Mrs. Ratliff was born May 7, 1924, in Italy, Texas, to Burie Lee and Cliffie G. Cummins Hartis.

Marie was raised in Italy where she met and married her husband William. They moved to Grand Prairie in the late 1950s where they raised their sons until moving to Canton in 1980. She enjoyed cooking and taking care of others. Marie was a member of First Baptist Church of Canton.

Survivors include son, Randy and Lisa Ratliff of Tyler; grandson, Ryan Ratliff of Tyler; and brother, Jack and June Hartis of Mansfield.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William Ratliff; son, Michael Ratliff and five brothers and sisters.

Family will receive friends one hour prior to service at the funeral home.

Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Mar. 8, 2011