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Obituaries For August 28, 2013
Updated August 28, 2013 8:49 AM
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Rose Armstrong - Springville

Rose Armstrong, 91, of Springville, died Tuesday, August 27th at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital.

Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.Mildred Marie Ratliff Dugger

Rumovicz - Mitchell

Mildred Marie Ratliff Dugger Rumovicz, 93, passed away at 4:55 p.m. Monday, August 26, 2013, at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center with her loving family around her.

Born March 22, 1920, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of William and Margaret (Callahan) Bell. She married Earl Ratliff in 1935 and he preceded her in death November 15, 1975. Her second marriage was to Bill Dugger who also preceded her in death. Her third marriage was to Theodore Rumovicz in 1985. She dedicated her life to her family, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Marie retired from RCA. She was a charter member of Woodville Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school and was a member of the Missionary Society. She also held a membership in the VFW Auxiliary.

Surviving: husband, Theodore Rumovicz, Port Charlotte, Florida; children, Lois Marie (Burl) Terrell, Mitchell, James Lewis (Phyllis) Ratliff, Mitchell, Ronald Earl (Sharon) Ratliff, Ft. Myers, Florida, Patricia Ann (Jerry) Arnold, Mitchell, Richard Joseph Ratliff, Ft. Myers, Florida, Kenneth Eugene (Peggy) Ratliff, Bedford, Linda Kay Ratliff, De Funiak Springs, Florida, Margaret Ellen Pluris, De Funiak Springs, Florida, Charles Edward (Kathy) Ratliff, Coral Gables, Florida; 22 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren

Her parents; husbands, Earl Ratliff, and Bill Dugger; and siblings, Wesley Bell, Dessie Pemberton, Dora Axom, Gladys Terrell, Marguerite Axom, Paul Bell, Pauline Bell, Robert Bell, and Mable Todd, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, August 30, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Rev. Glenn Staggs and Rev. Carl Brown officiating. Burial will be in Spice Valley Cemetery. Friends may call from 5p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 1 p.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.

Casketbearers: Theron Ratliff, Eric Ratliff, Tim Cornwell, Tony Ratliff, Greg Pannell, and Terry Terrell.

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