Reba Bradley Ratzlaff, age 91, died at River Chase Nursing Home in Morrilton on Friday, April 28, 2017. She was born April 18, 1926 in Scotland, the second child of Zee and Myrtle McCaslin of Scotland, Arkansas. She was a graduate of Scotland High School and received her Bachelor of Science from the USC at Jonesboro, Arkansas.


Reba was a member of the Downtown Church of Christ, a teacher, coach, and later a care giver to elderly ladies. She enjoyed her family, friends, horses, and had deer for 15 years at Cypress. The students called her the dear-deer lady. She was active in 4H and girl scouts.


Reba is survived by her daughter: Myra Holloway of Morrilton; four granddaughters: Amber Neal of Springfield, Heather (Jimmy) Story of Solgohachia, Casey Egues of Springfield, and Corey (Vince) Ricardi of Heber Springs; five great-grandchildren; sister: LaDonna Sheppard of Anderson, California. Other than her parents she was preceded in death by her husbands: Warren G. Bradley and Ernie Ratzlaff; two sisters: Norma Dunsworth and Ruby Steeb; and one brother: J.Z. McCaslin.


Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m.Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at the Harris Funeral Home Chapel in Morrilton with James Williams officiating. Burial was at Foster Cemetery near Scotland. Pallbearers were Michael Collins, Jimmy Story, Vince Ricardi, Mark McVey, Will McVey, and Cavan Turbeville. Arrangements were by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton. Online guestbook: www.harrisfuneralhomes.net