Mary “Janet” Ratliff

September 04, 1932 ‒ April 09, 2018

Mansfield, Ohio

Mary J. “Janet” Ratliff, 85, of Mansfield passed away April 9, 2018 at Seville Meadows Nursing Facility.

Born September 4, 1932 in Cardington, Ohio, she was the daughter of Millerd & Viola (Frost) Bedson.  She first married Ralph R. Jolley and after his passing she married Joe Ratliff and he also preceded her in death.

Janet worked at the former Village Care Nursing Center in Galion as a supervisor in housekeeping.  She was very active when able in the Galion Church of God and enjoyed playing bingo, cross word puzzles and reading.

She is survived by children, Wilma (Frank) Reynolds of Mansfield and Ralph (Rosemary) Jolley of Johnsville; six grandchildren, Chad (Julie) Sowash, Nikki (Ryan) Sheline, Jamie Jolley, Kim Flenoury, Chuck Jolley and Kevin Jolley; 21 great grandchildren and sisters-in-law, Norma, Nita and Betty.

In addition to her parents and both husbands she was preceded in death by a sister Dorothy Montgomery and a brother Miller “Bud” Bedson.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Friday, April 13, 2018 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 14, 2018 with Rev. Joe Stafford officiating. Burial will follow in Crawford County Memory Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Judes Children’s Hospital in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Janet Ratliff, and condolences may be made to them at

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  • Sorry to hear Aunt Janet passed. Thinking of you all. The one thing I remember about her is that she had to have her Pepsi!❤️