The Ashland Daily Independent Albia Ratcliff Albia Ratcliff 76, wife of G.R. Ratcliff of Jeriel Ky, died at 5 am Sunday at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs Ratcliff was born Nov 7,1886 in Lawrence Co. Ky a daughter of the late William and Lydia Triplett Howell. She was a member of Jeriel Missionary Baptist Church and a resident of Jeriel since 1917. Additional survivors include; five daughters Lucille Vaughn of Ashland, Gertrude Ratcliff of Jeriel, Evelyn Donley of South Webster Ohio , Earlene Blevins of Patriot Ohio and Joyce McCoy of Denton Ky; two sons Tom and Clifford both at home; two sisters Maude Hammond and Emma Howell of Rt 4 Louisa; three brothers Elliot Howell of Ashland, Henry and Fred Howell both of Rt 4 Louisa; 20 grandchildren and 10 great- grandchildren. Services were conducted at 2pm Tuesday at the residence of Maude Hammond by Rev. Andrew Kiser. Burial was in Glenwood cemetery. Malone Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Submitted by Sherry Lowe