Jerry Lee Ratledge

Published 10:46 am Monday, October 19, 2020

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Mr. Jerry Lee Ratledge, 81, of Fred Lanier Road, Mocksville, died on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem.

He was born on April 7, 1939 in Wake County to the late Claude M. and Josephine Rogers Ratledge. Mr. Ratledge served two years in the U.S. Army and was an active member of Ijames Crossroads Baptist Church. He was a  fisherman and enjoyed hunting and bowling. Mr. Ratledge was sociable and never met a stranger.

He was also preceded in death by: a brother, Ray Ratledge; and a sister, Susie Allen.

Survivors: his wife of 58 years, Annette Dickens Ratledge of the home; 2 daughters, Marsha Laws (Lynn) of Harmony, and Pam Bracken (Terry) of Mocksville; a sister, Mary Waugh (John); 3 grandchildren, Travis Laws, Emily Bracken, and Sarah Bracken; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service was conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 19 in Ijames Crossroads Baptist Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Robert Jackson officiating.