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Wilma Ratledge

May 26, 1937 — December 13, 2023

Wilma Jean Ratledge, 86, of Sweetwater, TN, passed away on December 13, 2023. She was born on May 26, 1937 in Vonore, TN to the late John and Elizabeth (Hodge) Rhea. She was a teacher for 41 years. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of Fairview Baptist Church in Sweetwater. She also loved her dogs.

Wilma is survived by her children, Jeannie, husband Wayne, Moses, Duke, wife, Rhonda Hyatt; step daughter, Becky, husband, Jeff Lacey; stepson, Bobby, wife Alisa Ratledge; grandsons, Chad Willis, Alex Hyatt; brothers, John Rhea, Mont Rhea; close friend, Doug Rogers and several nieces and nephews.

There will be a Celebration of Life at a later date.

You are encouraged to share a memory of Wilma and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial webpage and guestbook at Companion Funeral Home of Athens is honored to assist her family with these arrangements.


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