Myrtle Faye Ratliff

OBIT Myrtle Ratliff 2Myrtle Faye Ratliff
December 8, 1919 – March 23, 2015
BOWIE – Myrtle Faye Ratliff, 95, passed away on March 23, 2015 in Bowie, TX.
The family received friends from 6-7p.m. March 24 at The White Family Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. March 25 at the Carter Lake Road Church of Christ in Bowie. Burial will follow at Montague Cemetery.
Myrtle was born Dec. 3, 1919 in Park Springs to Arthur and Bonnie (Cash) Goodgion. She graduated from Shawnee High School in Oklahoma in 1938. Myrtle married Coye B. Ratliff on March 24, 1941 in Montague.
In 1969 she worked for Bellmire Nursing Home and in 1971 they moved to West Texas and worked in a nursing home and dress shop in Monahans. In 1976 they moved to San Angelo where she worked for Levi Strauss and in the Central High School cafeteria.
In 1982 they moved back to Bowie to enjoy their retirement. She enjoyed making crafts, crocheting, sewing and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Bonnie Goodgion; and husband, Coye B. Ratliff.
Myrtle is survived by her children, Larry Ratliff, Jimmy Ratliff, Sharon Hogue and husband Wayne, and Linda Romine all of Bowie; five grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; sister, Jewel Anderson, Gentry, AR; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Arrangements have been entrusted to The White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.
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