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Myrtle Ricketts

Obituary Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Mrs. Myrtle Ricketts, age 84, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, January 25, 2022. She was born in Blairsville, Georgia on April 24, 1937 to the late Frank Mulkey and the late Audrey Mulkey. Myrtle was a lady of simplicity and took much pride in growing vegetables in her garden- especially her tomatoes. She was a member of Concord Baptist Church where she worshiped for the last 30+ years. 

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving husband, Vaughn Ricketts; and siblings, Earl Mulkey and Velma Moose.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Tracy and Johnny Brady; and grandson, Stacey Croy, all of Dahlonega. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, friends, and other relatives. 

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM Friday, January 28, 2022 at Concord Baptist Church. The Rev. Lyman Caldwell, the Rev. Tony Allison, and the Rev. Steven Mulkey will officiate. Myrtle will lie in state at the church from 1:00 PM until the service hour on Friday. The family will receive friends for visitation on Thursday, January 27, 2022 from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home. 

Flowers will be accepted or donations can be made to TLC Animal Shelter in memory of Myrtle. Donations may be sent to TLC Animal Shelter, 1735 Red Oak Flatts Road, Dahlonega, Georgia 30533. 

To share a memory or a condolence with the family visit Myrtle's online guestbook at

Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home, 2068 Hwy 19 North, Dahlonega, GA 30533

Funeral Date
01/28/2022 at 2:00PM
Funeral Home
Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home
2068 U.S. 19 Business , Dahlonega 30533