Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


December 28, 2012

Wanda M. Ratcliff - 1934-2012

MANCHESTER, OH — Wanda M. Ratcliff, 78, of Manchester, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 17, in Maysville Regional Medical Center.

She was born March 24, 1934, in Greenup, to the late Howard L. and Margaret Powell Cales.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Estel Ratcliff in March 2009.

Wanda is survived by a daughter, Romona “Gidget” (Owen) Applegate; and a son, Tim (Linda) Ratcliff, all of Manchester; four grandchildren, Renee Ratcliff of Newman, Ga., Mandy Ratcliff of Manchester, Matthias (Amy) Applegate of Stout and Seth (Rhea) Applegate of Dayton; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Roy Cales of Greenup and Bob Cales of Kettering.

Wanda was a homemaker, a member of the Wrightsville Church, Order of Eastern Star Nathaniel Massie Chapter 548 and the Electra Chapter of Greenup.

The funeral services were at noon Wednesday, Nov. 21, at Wilson Home for Funerals with the Rev. Owen Applegate officiating. Burial followed in Manchester Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Wrightsville Church c/o Tim Ratcliff, 320 E. Ninth Street, Manchester, OH 45144.

Condolences may be left at wilsonhomeforfunerals.com.

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