Mr. J.M. Ricketson,k 88

Mr. J. M. Ricketson, 88, of Denton passed away Dec. 5 at his residence. Mr. Ricketson was born March 30, 1930, in Broxton, the son of the late Robert Taft Ricketson and Fannie Louise Lott Ricketson.
He was a farmer and a member of Providence Baptist Church.
Mr. Ricketson was preceded in death by his wife, Colline Deen Ricketson.
Survivors include daughters, Judy Carter (Darrell) of Denton and Darlene Minchew (Donald) of Broxton; sons, Rickey Ricketson (Dede Ann) of Broxton and Marcus Ricketson (Nita) of Broxton; sisters, Arletha Tate of Denton and Ruby Johnson of Broxton; brothers, Waymond Ricketson of Broxton and Charles Ricketson of Denton; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Services were held Dec. 8 at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church with the Rev. William Pope officiating with the Rev. Kenyon Ferrell officiating at the graveside. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Congregational songs were “Amazing Grace” and “In the Garden.”
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.simsfuneralhome.com.
Sims Funeral Home was in charge.

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