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Candace Jeanette (James) Ricketts

File: 628

Date of Birth:

Tuesday, November 2, 1971

Date of Death:

Sunday, February 11, 2018


Glen Allen, Mo

Candace Jeanette (James) Ricketts

Candace Jeanette Ricketts,46, of Glen Allen, Mo., died in the emergency room at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo., on Feb. 11, 2018. Born on Nov. 3, 1971, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., she was the daughter of Harold W. and Mary Jeanette Pulliam James. She married Christopher Lee Ricketts at Zalma, Mo., on July 20, 1996. He survives.

She worked as a respiratory therapist for 15 years at Mineral Area Hospital in Farmington. Currently she was working as a personal caregiver for Regency in Marble Hill, Mo. She attended Marble Hill Bible Chapel, was a huge Cardinal baseball fan, loved to fish, and filled free time with crafting and home decorating.

She is survived by her husband, Chris Ricketts, of Glen Allen; a son, Bryant Ricketts, and a daughter, Breanna Ricketts, both of Glen Allen; her parents: Harold W. and Mary Jeanette James of Zalma, Mo.; her maternal grandmother, Jean Pulliam of Cape Girardeau; two brothers: Danny (Amy) James and Nathanael (Laura) James of Marble Hill; a sister, Tabitha (Kerry) Lincoln of Scopus; parents-in-law, Billy and Patty Ricketts, and brother-in-law, Travis Ricketts, both of Marble Hill; and nieces: Sophie and Macey James and Shania and Kerri Jean Lincoln; and nephews: Nathanael and Jesse James and Tristan Ricketts.

Visitation will be Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill. Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday. Burial will be at a later date.