Mary E. Ricketts, age 95 passed away Sunday, September 12, 2021 in Gary, Indiana. She was born in Gilliam, Missouri and resided in Gary, Indiana. Employed by Jantus (Joyce Sportswear) for over 20 years as a clip and turn operator. Mary was a faithful member of Delaney United Methodist (Christ United Methodist) and sung in the Gospel Choir and served in the Women's Ministry. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 72 years, William A. Ricketts just over one month ago. Mary leaves to cherish her memory son Wendell (Margaret) Ricketts of Sacramento, CA daughter Regina (Kevin) Alcorn of Indianapolis, Indiana, and son Phillip Ricketts Sr. of Gary, Indiana; sisters-in-law Dorothy Carter, Shirley Rowlett, Constance Neal and brother-in-law Gilbert Ricketts; six grandchildren Porsche (Lysanius) Young, Phillip Ricketts Jr., Rashone (Chancey) Ricketts, Rashonda Ricketts, Ericah and Rahejm Ricketts, six great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. Visitation Monday, September 27, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. with funeral services to follow at 11:00 a.m. at Christ United Methodist Church, 201 West Ridge Road, Gary 46408. Rev. G. Thomas Jones officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park.
Published by Post-Tribune on Sep. 22, 2021.