Sarah Okadane Wimmer Ratliff


Sarah Okadane Wimmer Ratliff, 87, of Fayetteville, passed away on Sunday, July 14th 2019.
She was born March 18th, 1932 to the late John Morgan Wimmer and Allie Gay Stump Wimmer.
Sarah was a homemaker and in her free time, she enjoyed making rag rugs and afghans, crocheting and making tomato jam and pickles. Sarah also loved serving the Lord.
In addition to her parents, Sarah was preceded in death by her husband George S. Ratliff; a daughter, Brenda Gail Ratliff; a sister Delle Arrington; and a brother John Morgan Wimmer.
Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, Michael George (Jane) of Fayetteville and Paul Edward of Fayetteville; daughters, Sheila Gaye Dickerson (Charles) of Fayetteville and Sandra Kay Poore (Meikel); also surviving are several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, along with numerous nieces, nephews and close friends.
Graveside services for Sarah will be Friday, July 19th, 2019, 2PM at the Odd Fellow Cemetery in Oak Hill.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial can be made to the Salvation Army in her memory.
For those wishing to express condolences to the Ratliff family, you may do so by visiting our website at
Arrangements have been entrusted to Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, WV.
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Tom and Vickie
Jul 18, 2019
We will miss you so very much. You were an angel in disguise a friend to all and helped everyone you could You will be missed by so many. Little Henry (Tom) and I will never forget you. We will see you again some day Until then know that we love and miss you. Rest in Peace.
Uldine Martin Welch and the Welch family
Jul 18, 2019
God bless this family in this time of grief and mourning. For those who traveled distances to go to the service please drive home safely through your misty colored memories. Rest in peace, Sarah.
Freda Abrams
Jul 18, 2019
May you Rest In Peace , my beautiful sweet sister. We will miss you so much. Alyssa will never forget her Aunt Tootie. She loved you greatly. We all love you Tootie. Until we all meet again. Freda, Joe, Jack and Alyssa Abrams
Cherie "cooter" Ratliff
Jul 17, 2019
This was one very special lady. Loved her from the first time I met her. She was "cooters" aunt.. loved her so and miss her already. Rest in peace Tootie love you to pieces. Heaven really got an angel. Cherie Ratliff
robby arrington
Jul 17, 2019
its been so many years since ive seen her i miss that time like it was yesterday may she rest in peace
Teresa Celtics shifflett
Jul 16, 2019
With living thoughts may you remember always the love she had for everyone.I'm sorry for all you her family and friends.I will always hold her in my heart and the love I have Aunt Tootie.prayers to all.With love Teresa.