We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Davis-Watkins - DeFuniak Springs
Joyce Elaine Ratliff, age 68, of DeFuniak Springs, Florida passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2022. She was born September 17, 1953, to Virgil Ray and Gladys Hargett. Joyce enjoyed working in her yard and in her home. She also enjoyed traveling with her husband in her younger days. She had a gift for crafting, and an eye for decorating. She could make something beautiful out of anything she touched. Joyce loved her dogs and considered them a part of the family. She always looked forward to a big Christmas with her precious grandchildren every year.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Virgil Ray and Gladys Brock Hargett, and two sisters.
Joyce is survived by her husband, Gary Linville Ratliff; two sons, Wayne Garrett and wife Julie, Robert Garrett and wife Nina; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Monday, June 27, 2022, beginning at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home, 1474 State Highway 83 North, DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32433. A time of visitation will be held one hour prior. Committal services will follow at Magnolia Cemetery, DeFuniak Springs.
Arrangements and services are under the direction of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home of DeFuniak Springs.