Mary Ann Bowman of Utica, OH, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2012 at the Utica Care Center, in Utica, OH, at the age of 58 years, 3 months, and 26 days. She was born on Friday, February 26, 1954 in Dehart, KY, a daughter of the late Jimmy Ratliff & Olive Lucille (Mynheer) Starnes.
She was a homemaker, devoting her life to care for her family and her home. She was also of the Christian Faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Perry David Ratliff.
Survivors include one daughter, Mary Bell Ratliff Sparks & Honorio Vazquez of Clay City, KY; one son, Roy Nicholas & Sherri Gross of Powell Co., KY; one granddaughter, Summer Rayne Sparks; two brothers, Darrell Ellis Ratliff of Elliott County, KY and Scott Lee Starnes of Frankfort, KY; four sisters, Terri Lynn Fields, Laura Frances Tipton, Sandy Jean Ratliff, Sheila Gail Starnes all of Estill Co., KY; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service 1:00 p.m., Sunday, June 24, 2012 at the Potter Funeral Home with Rev. Eugene Haney officiating. Burial to follow in the Bishop Cemetery, Dehart, KY. Visitation from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Sunday, June 24, 2012 at the Potter Funeral Home.
Pallbearers: Scott Starnes, Melvin Fields, Shannon Fraizer, Honorio Vazquez, Darrell Ratliff, and James Mynheer.
Potter Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.