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Peggy Ann Compton Ratliff

December 25, 1941 — October 1, 2023

South Boston

Peggy Ann Compton Ratliff

In Loving Memory of Peggy Ann Compton Ratliff

Peggy Ann Compton Ratliff, born on December 25, 1941, in Halifax County, Virginia, was the daughter of the late Alex and Pearl Owen Compton. Peggy passed away on October 1, 2023, at Sentara Halifax Regional surrounded by her loving family. Peggy was a devoted member of First Baptist Church, where her beautiful voice graced the choir for many years. She had a fulfilling career in Human Resources at Tultex and was known for her warmth and compassion. She cherished simple pleasures, finding joy in reading, playing Scrabble, and enjoying a round of golf. Most of all, Peggy loved spending time with family and friends, whom she cherished deeply. Peggy is survived by her beloved husband, Bobby L. Ratliff, Sr. Peggy Ann Compton Ratliff will be deeply missed, but her legacy of love and kindness will live on in our hearts.


Her Husband

Bobby Lindbergh Ratliff Sr.

Her Daughter

Jennifer R. Bowen and husband Stuart of South Hill, VA

Her Son

Bobby Ratliff Jr. and wife Catherine of Halifax, VA


Mackenzie Bowen

Griffin Bowen

Lauren Ratliff

Matthew Ratliff

*Proceeded in Death By*

Her Brother

Alex Compton Jr

A private memorial service will be held in her honor at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to a charity of your choice in Peggy Ann's name.

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements are entrusted to Powell Funeral Home, INC. 1603 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston, VA 24592.


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