Johnnie Merritt Crisp Ratcliff, 90, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014.
A celebration of her life is planned for Friday, July 4, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Big Spring Baptist Church, 1415 Hardwick Street, with the Rev. Daniel Malone officiating.
Interment will follow in the Sunset Memorial Gardens with Eddie Thacker, Larry Kennedy, Dennis Mahoney, Dakota Geren, Lee Belcher, Mathew Ramsey, Trevor Ramsey and Gene Ramsey serving as pallbearers. Colton Ramsey, Olivia Anderson, Phallyn Anderson and Taylor Mahoney will serve as honorary pallbearers.
The service will conclude with a white dove release.
The family will receive friends Thursday night, July 3, 2014, in the chapel of Companion Funeral Home, 2419 Georgetown Road, from 5 until 9 p.m. and also at the church two hours prior to the 1 p.m. service time on Friday.
A complete obituary is forthcoming and will be published by the funeral home who is assisting the Ratcliff family with her arrangements.