Margaret Archie Ratledge

Published 11:14 am Thursday, July 5, 2018

Margaret Archie Ratledge, 86, of Woodleaf, died on Thursday, June 28, 2018, at Magnolia Gardens Extended Care Community in Spencer.

She was the daughter of the late James Edward Archie and Ollie May Blackwelder Archie, born in Iredell County on May 7, 1932. She was preceded in death by 4 siblings: Louise Archie, Tilton “Tick” Archie, Robert “Bill” Archie and Elva “Newt” Bass. She was a homemaker and attended Woodleaf United Methodist Church.

Survivors: her husband, Henry Arthur Ratledge; 3 sons, Dale (Heather), Ephriam and John Ratledge; a daughter, Phyllis Ratledge; 2 brothers, Charles “Pete” Archie (Beverly) and Gary Archie (Nancy); 2 sisters, Faynell Ratledge and Peggy Brookshire; a grandchild, Christopher Ratledge; her beloved dog, “Chica;” and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.

A graveside celebration of life service was conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 30 at the Woodleaf UMC Cemetery with the Rev. Kevin Jasper officiating.

Memorials: to the cemetery fund or the building fund at Woodleaf UMC, PO Box 299, Woodleaf, 27054.