Virginia Lee Ricketts, 86


WATERTOWN – Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon, September 17 at the Fall Creek Baptist Church for Mrs. Ricketts, 86, of Watertown.

Born in DeKalb County to the late Arthur and Mary Robinson Vickers, the homemaker died Sept. 15, 2009 at Lebanon’s University Medical Center. She was a member of the Fall Creek Baptist Church.

Services were conducted by the Rev. Billy Trice and the Rev. Greg Bell. Burial was at the Fairview Cemetery.

Survivors include: son Barry (Sherry) Ricketts of Watertown and step-grandchildren Jennifer (Wayne) Rollins of Lebanon and Mitch Johnson of Mayfield, KY. Also surviving is brother Clarence (Mildred) Vickers along with brother and sisters in law: William "Spooky" (Pat) Ricketts of Watertown, Ray (Jean) Ricketts of Lebanon and Lillian Cressman of Sundance, NY along with a host of nieces and nephews and other relations.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by husband Riley Ricketts, niece Elaine Vickers and an infant twin sister.

Family and friends served as pallbearers.