Paul Adkins, Sports Editor
July 1, 2013
LOGAN, W.Va. — Melissa “Missy” Sue Ratz, 43, of Logan, departed this life to be with the Lord Thursday, June 27, 2013.
Born June 21, 1970, in Logan, she was a daughter of Robert and Gloria McDonald.
Preceding her in death was her grandmother, Esta Adkins, whom she loved dearly, and grandparents Harold and Belle McDonald, all of Logan.
Missy was vibrant and full of life. She could light up a room with her smile and personality. Missy was loved by many. Her favorite prayer was the Serenity Prayer.
Those left to cherish her memories include her sons, Justin (Erin) Ratz and Devon Ratz, both of Logan; one sister, Samantha (Warren) McClung of Logan; two brothers, Tony McDonald of Logan and Charlie McDonald of Huntington; three nieces and a nephew whom she cherished as her own, Julie Coombs, Storm and Gloria McDonald, and William, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services will be conducted from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, at James Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Big Ugly.
Pallbearers will be Craig Blankenship, James Barker, Chuck Carter, David Vanmeter, Chad Summers, Homer Butcher, Clarence Crum and Wes Nelson.
Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Collins and Michael Bryant.
Information supplied by family.