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Lola Ratliff

February 21, 1935 — January 12, 2019

Lola Marie Bennett Ratliff, 83, of Madams Creek entered into eternal rest January 12, 2019 at Summers County Appalachian Regional Hospital following a long illness.
Born February 21, 1935 at Hinton she was a daughter of the late Abraham "Abe" and Mary Goldie Breen Bennett.
She was a devoted and faithful member of Martha's Chapel United Methodist Church for 65 years. She retired from Pipestem State Park in the Housekeeping Department. Lola enjoyed going to church, Sunday evening drives, family gatherings, senior center activities, yard sales, listening to gospel music, and spending time with family and friends. She was and avid watcher of Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy.
Lola was preceded in death by her husband Jack F. Ratliff; two grandsons, John and Greg Reed; four brothers, Joe, Lloyd and Andy Bennett and infant brother Ronald; twin sisters, Mary Bragg and Thelma Martin and two sons in law, Steve Surber and Terry "Snookie" Meadows.
Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Patty Reed and husband Roger, Sandy Surber, Jackie Ratliff and wife Linda, Susie Meadows and Vickie Gill and husband Billy J. all of Madams Creek; eight grandchildren, Missy Richmond, Sharon Tickle, Jackie Lee Ratliff, Melissa Mullins, Pamela Hartwell, Brittany Meadows, Sonya Ratliff and Zachary Gill; twenty one great grandchildren; one great great grandson; three brothers, Robert Bennett and wife Juanita, Donald Bennett and Arnold Bennett and wife Judy and one sister Virginia Harrah.
Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Wednesday January 16, 2019 at Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastors Ed Dolphin, Robbie Merritt and Pat Mick officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenbrier Burial Park in Hinton. Friends may call from 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral parlors.
Grandsons and great grandsons will serve as pallbearers.


JAN 15. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)

Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors
130 Temple Street
Hinton, WV, 25951

Funeral Service

JAN 16. 1:00 PM (EST)

Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors
130 Temple Street
Hinton, WV, 25951
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