2008-02-28 / Obituaries


Margaret Faye Ricketts, 81, of Jackson died Feb. 23, 2008 in an area health care facility.

She was born Dec. 3, 1926. She was a native of Auburndale, Fla. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jackson. She was a quality control supervisor for Boise Paper.

Survivors include her husband, Jimmie Ricketts, Jackson; one son, Terry (Janie) Nobles, Montgomery; one daughter, Sandy (Joe) Smitherman, Tuscaloosa; one brother, Larry (Nancy) Crosby, Andalusia; one grandchild, Kelly Godwin; one great-grandchild, Justin Godwin.

The service was Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Jackson with Dr. Tim Huie officiating. Burial was in Trinity Memorial Gardens in Jackson. Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.

Active pallbearers were Tommy Brown, Kenneth Brown, Scott Crosby, Dwight Goolsby, Clint Brown and Logan Ricketts.

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