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Donna Joy (Ratliff) Flory

1959 ~ 2018 (age 59)

Donna Joy Flory, age 59, passed away Monday, August 27, 2018 at her home in Elkhart.  Donna was born May 23, 1959 in Mount Sterling, Kentucky.  On March 31, 2001 she married Paul Daniel Flory.

            Paul survives, along with their children Shawn Thomas and Jeremy A. Ratliff, both of Elkhart, Anthony B. Ratliff of New Orleans, LA, Luke Flory and Joshua Livingston, both of New Hampshire.  Also surviving is her mother Delia Delores McGuire and her grandchildren Tiaera and Xavier.  Surviving as well are her siblings Deborah Grover, James D. McGuire, Elizabeth McMullin & Rebecca Coleman, all of Elkhart and Robin Creer of Granger.  Her father, William Donald Ratliff preceded her in death.

            A celebration of Donna’s life will be held at a later date. Cruz Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service is assisting with arrangements. 

            Donna was a homemaker who enjoyed spending time crafting, gardening and cooking for her family.  She enjoyed flowers, feeding the hummingbirds, and her cats.

            In her memory, donations may be given to Here Kitty Kitty Rescue, 25138 CR 24, Elkhart, IN 46517.  To leave an online condolence for the Flory family or light a virtual candle in Donna’s memory, please follow the links provided on the "Tribute Wall" tab above. 

Donations may be made to:

Here Kitty Kitty Rescue
25138 County Road 24, Elkhart IN 46517

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