Sierra Anitra Ratliff was born May 18, 2000 in Sumter, South Carolina and transitioned from this life on October 26, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Sierra Joined New Hope Baptist Church and was baptized at an early age. She always enjoyed attending services when she returned to Bishopville for visits. She had just recently started her first job at the Dollar Tree in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Sierra received her early education in schools in Bishopville, South Carolina and Clewiston, Florida. She graduated from high school earlier this year from David A. Butler High School in Matthews, North Carolina. Sierra was attending Community College and her dream was to attend the University of Michigan to become a Doctor of Psychology. She was quiet but very intelligent. Sierra was loving and would do anything to help others. Her motto was “To be kind to others and you will be rewarded in the end.”
Left to cherish her memory are her father, William (Annette) Ratliff of the home, her siblings, Yolanda Boyd of Darlington, SC, Latressa (Tron) Boyd of Bishopville, SC, Cedric Wilson of Columbia, SC, Tony Timmons of San Diego, CA, Brandon Butler of Charlotte, NC, Paris Coe of Columbia, SC, Jalissa Ratliff of Charleston, SC, Terrence Butler of Winston Salem, NC; Her grandmother, Helen Tucker of Hartsville, SC, Special friends, Zion Stafford and her parents of Charlotte, NC; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.