Rock Hill – Mrs. Reatha Mae “Shorty” Swails Ratliff, 85, of Rock Hill, died Saturday, February 10, 2018 in Charlotte, NC.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 7:30 PM today, Monday, February 12, 2018 at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel. The Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday February 13, at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Reggie Hopkins and Rev. Johnny King officiating. The burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park Cherry Road, Rock Hill.

Born in Rockingham, NC, Mrs. Ratliff was the daughter of the late Cecil Claude Swails and Elma Mae Anderson Swails. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church where she sang in the choir, former president of the of the Rock Hill Lioness Club and a longtime employee at Belks Department Store.

Survivors include her husband of 68 years, Joe Ratliff; sons, Darold Ratliff (Karla) and Barry Ratliff (Glenna) all of Rock Hill; brothers, Don Swails of Elon, NC, Horace Swails and Jerry Swails of Rockingham,NC, and Bill Swails of Carthage, TX; sisters Faye Boger and Ruth Black both of Rockingham; 8 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church 830 N. Jones Ave. Rock Hill, SC 29730

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