Mary Comer Ratcliffe
Mary Adeline Comer Ratcliffe, 82 of Pearisburg, VA went to be with the Lord Wednesday, October 19, 2011 surrounded by her family at home. Mary was the daughter of the late Jessie and Cora Tanner Comer. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Bentley Odell Ratcliffe, one daughter, Mary Ellen Akers, two sisters, Virginia Southern, Polly Dent and four brothers, James Comer, John Comer, Henry Comer and Jessie Comer. She leaves to cherish her memory two sons, Bentley Wayne Ratcliffe and wife Doris of Pearisburg, Michael Eugene Ratcliffe and wife Carol of Newport, VA, two daughters, Diane Bradley and husband James Bradley of Pearisburg, Amy Butler and husband Rhett of Pearisburg, two brothers Robert Comer and wife Alma of Oakvale, WV, Roger Comer and wife Pauline of Elgood, WV, one sister, Betty Richards of Princeton, WV, thirteen grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and very special friends, Lacy and Martha Ratcliffe, Tommy and Evelyn Gordon, Jackie Dancey of NC and Perk Givens of Pearisburg. A celebration of her life will be held Thursday, October 20, 2011 at Givens Funeral Home from 6 8pm and the funeral will be held Friday, October 21, 2011 at 1:00pm at Gods House in Hoges Chapel, VA with Pastor Wayman Cregger, Pastor Larry Dyer and Tommy Gordon officiating with burial following in the Ratcliffe Family Cemetery in Pearisburg, Va. Mary owned and operated Tastee Freeze for 30 years in Pearisburg, Va with her late husband. She touched numerous lives and has left a legacy of love to all who knew her. Condolences can be sent to the family at givensfuneralhome.com.