Ratliff, Deborah Ann

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Deborah Ratliff
Deborah Ratliff

Deborah Ann Ratliff, 64, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, May 6, 2019, at her residence.

She was a graduate of Howard High School class of 1973. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. Deborah was employed by the City of Chattanooga School Patrol Division for 37 years.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lee Forrest and Mable Ratliff, Sr.; brother, Lee Ratliff, Jr.; and daughter, Kalista Ratliff. 

Survivors include her daughter, Shante’ Lewis; grandsons, Jamaal Williams and Donta’ Lewis, all of Chattanooga; sisters, Johnnie Ratliff of Nashville, Tn., Dorothy Wilson and Carolyn Johnson, both of Chattanooga; nephew, Mark Ratliff of Chattanooga; niece, LeAndrea Ratliff of Conyers, Ga.; a host of other relatives and friends. 

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 18, at noon in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Granberry as the eulogist. Burial will be in Forest Hills Cemetery.


Newman, Eleanor "Stevie"

Wallace, John "Jack" Michael, Sr.

Garner, Dondell


Eleanor "Stevie" Newman was born on May 5, 1929, and died on May 12, 2019. Born in Brigden, Ontario, Canada, graduate of the Sarnia General Hospital School of Nursing, she became head of ... (click for more)

John “Jack” Michael Wallace, Sr., 78, of Chattanooga, passed away on May 19, 2019. He was born on Aug. 16, 1940, in Queens, N.Y. Jack was a veteran of the U.S. Army. In his business career, ... (click for more)

Dondell Garner, 68, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)


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