Fowler, Wilma Kaye Ratliff

Longtime Member Of Brainerd Hills Baptist Church

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Wilma Fowler
Wilma Fowler

Wilma Kaye Ratliff Fowler, 72, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, passed away at her home on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, after a long battle with cancer. She was born in Union City, Tn. 

Wilma was a dedicated member of Brainerd Hills Baptist Church for over 40 years, where she served as a Sunday school teacher, G.A. leader and caregiver in the nursery.  She retired from Kelly X-Ray Company in 2014 after 39 years of loyal service.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Louise Ratliff, brother, Robert (Bobby) Ratliff, brother-in-law, Harold Coday, and son-in-law, Todd Royval. 

She is survived by her two children, Roger Fowler, Jr. and Rebecca Royval; daughter-in-law, Molly Fowler; grandchildren, Clay and Jacob Royval, Connor Fowler, Evan and Ella Rehyansky; sister, Linda Coday; sister-in-law, Charlotte Ratliff and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, in the funeral home chapel with Dr. Richard C. Mason officiating. 

Please visit www.heritagechattanooga.com to share words of comfort to the family.

The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, at Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Road.


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