Obituary for Lesley “Sue” Ratcliff

Lesley “Sue” Ratcliff, age 50 of Hiwassee passed away Friday, July 6, 2018. Born June 23, 1968 in Roanoke, Virginia she was the daughter of Ruby Ellen Goad Ratcliff and the late Walter Turner Ratcliff, Jr.

Her brother, James Darryl “JD” Ratcliff also preceded her in death.

She was employed by Virginia Tech in the food service department with 10 years of service. She was a 1987 graduate of Pulaski County High School.

She is survived by her


Ruby Ellen Goad Ratcliff – Hiwassee


Sharon (Thomas) Markey – Fredericksburg, VA

Debbie Ratcliff – Roanoke


Allison (Mike) Leonard, Ashley Markey and Amber Markey


Alex Markey, Jeb Ratcliff and Jake Ratcliff

Great Nephew/Niece    Brian Leonard and Maggie Leonard

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM – Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at the Bower Funeral Home-Pulaski with Pastor Mike Coleman officiating.

Interment will follow at the Goad Family Cemetery (Hiwassee).

The family will receive friends one hour before service time.

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Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.