Dollie Marie Shepherd Ratliff, age 78, of Hueysville, widow of Joseph David Ratliff, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Pikeville Medical Center.
She was born June 23, 1934, at Handshoe, a daughter of the late Russell and Mollie Shepherd. She was a member of the United Baptist Faith and attended the Salt Lick Community Church.
Dollie is survived by four sons, Dolvin (Charlene) Ratliff, Bruce (Rena) Ratliff and Marty (Linda) Ratliff, all of Hueysville, and Regan (Dawn) Ratliff, of Hippo; three daughters, Marilynn (Roy) Allen, of Salyersville, and Reva (Brian) Kidd and Tonya (Kenneth) Conn, both of Hueysville; two brothers, Lowell Shepherd and Woodrow Shepherd, both of Avilla, Ind.; a sister, Jeanetta Terry, of Kendallville, Ind.; six grandchildren, Christopher Ratliff, Shena Michelle Ratliff Shepherd, Daniel Ratliff, Roy Trent Allen, Caleb Conn and Jacob Conn; and three great grandchildren, Landon Ratliff, Logan Ratliff and Kaydence Ratliff.
In addition to her husband, Joseph David Ratliff, and parents, Russell and Mollie Shepherd, Dollie was preceded in death by two brothers, Edgar Shepherd and Luther Shepherd, and three sisters, Edna Bailey, Audrey Prater and Mattie Stonebraker.
Funeral services for Dollie Marie Shepherd Ratliff will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, March 8, in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Ollie Watts and others officiating. Burial will follow in the Ratliff Family Cemetery, at Hueysville.