Mrs. Ricketson died April 10, 2012, following a sudden illness.
Born Nov. 23, 1948, in Habersham County, she was the daughter of the late Vance and Louise Eller Canup. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Sam Canup.
She was of the Baptist faith as well as a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband of 29 years, Gary Ricketson of Clarkesville; son, Darren Brown of Baldwin; daughters, Stephanie Ricketson of Clarkesville, Misty Doss of Banks County, and Pepper Short of Toccoa; brothers, Steve, Tippy and Bill Canup, all of Clarkesville, and Calvin Canup of Alto; sisters, Peggy Ward and Nancy Hamilton of Clarkesville, Camelia Brown of Baldwin, Sandra Kimbrell of Cleveland, and Susie Singleton of Eastanollee; as well as seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Condolences may be sent at hillsidememorialchapel.com.
Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.
The Northeast Georgian
April 13, 2012