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1930 JOYCE 2023


July 15, 1930 — July 10, 2023

Joyce Lee Ratcliff, 92, of Burton, went home to her Lord and Savior on Monday, July 10, 2023. She was born July 15, 1930, in Buckhannon, WV, to the late Kenneth and Irene (Heff) Martz.

She was a loving woman who adored her cats, her pet squirrel, her family and friends, and everyone that she met. Joyce was a gift from God and will forever live in our hearts.

Joyce will be deeply missed by her children, David Ratcliff and Debra Adamson; 3 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; son-in-law, Roy McGinnis; brothers, John (Barb) Martz and Richard Martz, as well as many nephews, nieces, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles Ratcliff; daughter, Sharon McGinnis, and brother, Charles (Evelyn) Martz.

Joyce will be buried at Park Cemetery in Garrettsville, where she will be reunited with her beloved husband. A memorial service to honor and celebrate Joyce's life will take place on Saturday, July 22, 2023, 11:00 A.M., at the First Baptist Church, 2640 S Canal St, Newton Falls, OH 44444, with Rev. Steve Spurlock officiating. Care for Joyce was entrusted to Mallory-DeHaven-Carlson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 8382 Center St., Garrettsville, OH 44231.
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