Kathryn Bailey Ratcliff
Kathryn Bailey Ratcliff, 80, a resident of Bayou L’Ourse, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, surrounded by her loving family.
Kathryn was born on July 1, 1941 in Houston, Texas the daughter of Charlie B. Bailey and Daisy Scarbrough Bailey.
Kathryn was a faithful member of New Life Tabernacle Church in Morgan City, where she was very active and loved her church family and enjoyed worshiping with them each Sunday. When her health started to decline and wasn’t able to attend church, she was always attended online. She was a very gentle person, never saying a cross word about or towards anyone. Kathryn was never one to complain about anything, always knowing that God was there to help her through each situation she faced.
She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her husband, Calvin Ratcliff of Bayou L’Ourse; three children, Audrey Caldwell and husband Ron of Amelia, Hilda Michel and husband Benny of Morgan City, Derrick Ratcliff and wife Naomi of Thibodaux; one son-in-law, Dallas Hodge of Bayou L’Ourse; 18 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; one brother, Franklin Ritter Sr. and wife Diane of Bayou L’Ourse; numerous nieces and nephews.
Kathryn was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie B. Bailey and Daisy Faust; two daughters, Sheila Hodge and Dolly Gamble; two sisters, Annie Ritter and Margarette Ritter; two brothers, James Ritter and Charles T. Bailey.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February 7, 2022 at Twin City Funeral Home with Pastor Justin Lee officiating. A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service, and following the services Kathryn will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Cemetery.