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Alisha Starr Ratliff

Bluefield, West Virginia

Jun 26, 1979 – Jul 23, 2021 (Age 42)

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BORN
June 26, 1979
DIED
July 23, 2021
AGE
42
LOCATION
Bluefield, West Virginia

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Cravens-Shires Funeral Home - Bluefield Obituary

Alisha Starr Ratliff, 42, of Kannapolis, NC and formerly of Bluewell, passed away on July 23, 2021 from a short illness. 


She attended Bluefield High School and received her medical assistant degree from National College of Business and Technology in Princeton in 2011. Alisha was a a diehard Prince fan, Everything Prince and finally made the trip to Paisley Park in Minnesota to tour his home. She was ecstatic and talked of that experience often. She was beautiful, kind, humorous, funny, a loving mother, daughter, sister, niece and friend.


She was preceded in death by by her maternal grandparents, James and Frances Lunsford and paternal grandmother, Ruth Parks. 


Left to cherish her memory are are her parents, Donna Lunsford Ratliff and Claude Ratliff; son, Tresean Ratliff who was her world; brother, Claude Ratliff, Jr. and wife Tracey; all of Kannapolis, NC; best friend, Julie Miller of Elkins, NC; many aunts, uncles, and cousins who were like brothers and sisters. She is also survived by nieces, Bella Ratliff, Raven Brady, and Halley Brady. 


One aunt she was particularly close to and never got over loosing was Tammy Bell. 


Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 11:00 AM at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home Chapel in Bluewell with Dr. Doug Hyndrich officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell with family and friends serving as pallbearers. 


Friends may call on Friday evening, from 6:00-8:00 PM at the funeral home.


 

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Claude, Dona, Claude Jr and families, so sorry about Alisha, she definitely was loved and surely will be missed. Very touching of the Video Tribute, surely shows that she loved people and that people loved her. Sincere thoughts and prayers with family and friends

Alisha you will be missed by so many . May God comfort Donna, Claude, Little Claude and precious Tre. We will remember you always. Love you all .

May God bless and comfort you all at this difficult time.

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

You never really loose those you love , they are always in your heart and memories. You have gained a guardian angel. Its been a long time since 4th street and its been a year since I saw her and we went out for dinner but I've never forgotten her , we stayed friends from way back when and I will miss her. Sending love and prayers to her family.
Kara Hall (Williams)

I LOVE YOU ALL, MAY GOD BLESS & COMFORT EACH OF YOU ! MY BEAUTIFUL NIECE ALISHA WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.