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Marjorie (Margie) Ratliff Ely

Staff Writer
The Star

Marjorie (Margie) Ratliff Ely, 87, died on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at Homestead Village of Pensacola, Florida.

Margie grew up in Belzoni, MS. She attended Belhaven College and graduated from the University of Mississippi. She lived most of her life in Port St. Joe, FL. She was an avid golfer and bridge player. Margie got her pilot's license and was the co-pilot of their Cessna 182 airplane. Margie was active in the First Presbyterian Church of Port St. Joe, FL.

Margie was preceded in death by husband Thomas Ely, her parents Stanley and Elizabeth (Upty) Ratliff, brothers Edwin and Paul Ratliff. Survivors include: daughter Beth (Ron) Elliott, Grandchildren Sarah Seckinger and Thomas (Ashlee) Elliott, great grandchildren Taylor and Luke Seckinger, Seth Hedden and Owen Elliott and brother Glenn (Kathy) Ratliff of Saluda, NC.

Graveside services were at Belzoni City Cemetery at 2 p.m. under the direction of Mortimer Funeral Home. on Tuesday, June 30. Visitation prior to the service 1:30 to 2 p.m. at Mortimer Funeral Home.