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Dessie Ratliff

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

202 Maple Ave., Oak Hill, Ohio 45656

(p) 740-682-6696

(f) 740-682-7862

Dessie Ratliff, age 75, of Oak Hill, Ohio went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 20th, 2022, at her home. She was born April 9th, 1947, in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Burns and Nellie (Cole) Ratliff.

She loved life, children, and most of all her family. She enjoyed attending church and loved the Lord with all her heart.

Dessie is survived by her brothers: Edward (Charlotte) Ratliff, Ray (Linda) Ratliff, and Herman (Joyce) Ratliff; beloved niece and nephew, Naomi (Bobby) Evans and Tim Klingensmith; as well as numerous other nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sister, Pearlie Klingensmith and brother, John Ratliff.

Calling hours will be held on Monday, December 26th, 2022, from 12-2PM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill. Funeral services will follow at 2PM with Pastor Alan Simpson officiating. Burial to follow at C.M. Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to


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