of Paris, AR
September 5, 1924 - January 13, 2021
Atlas Ratliff, 96, of Paris, Arkansas passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 in Muskogee, Oklahoma. He was born on September 5, 1924 in Jenny Lind, Arkansas to his parents, Martin Luther and Della Dee (Graves) Ratliff. Atlas was a United States Army Veteran serving his country in WWII. He worked for many years for Hollow Tree Lumber Company in Ukiah, California and later retired from Cooper Tire and Rubber in Texarkana. He attended the First Assembly of God Church in Paris, was a lifetime member of the DAV and loved playing Dominos. He is preceded in death by his parents, and one sister, Thelma Tate. He is survived by his two sons, Claude Edward Ratliff of Van Buren and Kenneth Eugene Ratliff and wife Martha of Lancaster, California; 7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m., on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris.Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris officiated by Rev. Kenny Maness. Burial will follow in Tate Cemetery with military honors under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris.We are complying with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines and limiting indoor funeral and visitation attendance to 100 people at one time. All attendees must provide and wear their own masks before entering.
Our deepest condolences to the Ratliff Family today as you mourn the loss of Brother Atlas. We Praise God that we had the great opportunity to meet him this side of Heaven and we rejoice in the fact that he is resting with the Lord. Be confident in this: when we all get to Heaven, what a day of rejoicing it will be. God Bless and Keep you all Now and Always.The Crocker Family Lancaster, Califonia
We express our sincere condolences to Atlas’ family. We enjoyed knowing Atlas through the Paris Senior Centre and as a neighbor in Paris. Atlas was always cheerful and welcomed us with his beautiful smile and we enjoyed listening to his stories Atlas will be missed by all those who knew him.
I'm so sorry for your loss. Atlas will be missed. He was a good friend to my mom and I believe he is in heaven praising God.
Enjoyed all the domino games. Will miss you.
Atlas will forever be missed. His Sunday morning handshakes at church were always a warm hello.
So sorry to hear of Atlas’s passing. May God be with you.
So sorry for the loss of your loved one. The family will be in my thoughts & prayers.
Dear Claude and family,We extend our sympathy to you and your family. Have thought of all of you often. Sincerely,Morris and Clorene Greathouse