Faye Ratliff age 77, of Missouri Valley, passed away on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, at CHI Alegent Health Hospital in Missouri Valley. Faye was born Dec. 27, 1943, in rural Mondamin, to Lawrence “Pip” and Cora (Gore) Piercy. She graduated from Mondamin High School in May of 1962 and married Leonard Ratliff Aug. 7, 1965. Faye spent her early married life caring for the couples’ four boys and tending to the needs of the family. She then took a job as Kitchen Aide at Community Memorial Hospital in Missouri Valley, where she retired after 15 years. Prior to being diagnosed with MS she loved walking and riding her bike around town and Wilson Island. Faye also had a great love for celebrating Christmas. Nothing made her happier than listening to Elvis and talking to visitors about her family and grandkids.
Faye is preceded in death by her parents, husband Leonard, son Danny, brother Kenneth “Bee” Piercy, and brother-in-laws Ernie Dearinger and Frank Johnson.
Survivors include children John and wife Cindy of Missouri Valley, Mike and wife Audra of Omaha, Neb., and Jerry and wife Carrie of Mingo. Six grandchildren Lauren, Morgan, Michael, Max, Bennett, and Layla; sister Marian Johnson of Battle Creek, Neb. and brother Carroll “Bud” Piercy of Yutan, Neb.
Visitation was Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley.
Funeral service was on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley.
Arrangements by Hennessey Funeral Home, www.hennesseyonline.com