Louise Dyer Adkins Ratliff, 91, of Gallipolis, Ohio passed away at Abbyshire Place, Bidwell, Ohio Friday, March 18, 2022. She was born June 7, 1930 at East Lynn, West Virginia, daughter of the late Jasper Dyer and Ethel Ramey Dyer Napier. Louise was a member of Deer Creek Freewill Baptist Church, Vinton, Ohio.
She married Thurman Adkins September 14, 1953 and he preceded her in death in 1998. She married Jack Ratliff December 6, 2002 and he preceded her in death in 2013. Four sisters and two brothers also precede her in death: Bessie Martin, Gaynelle Tyree, Judy Hackney, Joyce Ann Dyer, Herbert Eugene Dyer and Bobby Gale Dyer.
Louise is survived by her son, David (Teena) Adkins of Jackson, Ohio and her daughter Linda (Todd) Donohue of Gallipolis, Ohio. Also surviving are grandchildren: Kimberly Clark, Chillicothe, Ohio; Jessica (David) Elkins, Gallipolis; Jason Adkins, Vinton and Matthew (Meghan) Baird, Gallipolis, Ohio; Melissa (Chris) Campbell, Rio Grande, Ohio and Emily Adkins, Jackson, Ohio and great-grandchildren: Jamal Shivers, Madison Elkins, Blake Elkins, Londyn Toler, Cali Campbell, Hunter Elkins, Henry Baird and Cooper Campbell.
In addition three sisters and two brothers survive: Mae (Jack) Slazo, Logan, West Virginia; Donna Kay (David) Pearson, East Lynn, West Virginia; Ernestine (Junior) Gilkerson, Wayne, West Virginia; Fred Dyer, Lapeer, Michigan and James Clyde Napier, Wayne, West Virginia.
Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 PM Tuesday March 22, 2022 in the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Wetherholt Chapel, Gallipolis with Pastor Mickey Maynard officiating. Burial will follow in Vinton Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday 11:00 AM until time of service.
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