Dodd Payne Hess Funeral Home

350 W Maple Ave, Fayetteville, WV


Sarah Okadane Ratliff

March 18, 1932July 14, 2019

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); a brother, Thomas Wimmer (Vickie); two sisters, Freda Abrams (Joe) and Karen Veltoven; also surviving are several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, along with numerous nieces, nephews and close friends. Funeral 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 www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, WV.


  • Graveside Service Friday, July 19, 2019


Sarah Okadane Ratliff

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Jack Abram

July 16, 2019

Will miss Aunt Tootie. Her words of wisdom, her country cooking, her hospitality and kind words. She is singing with Uncle Johnnie. Love Jack Morgan.