Charlene Ricketts

October 7, 1951 ~ January 9, 2020 (age 68)


Charlene (Sims) Ricketts, 68 of Broken Bow, passed away January 9, 2020, at Paris, TX. She was the daughter of Jesse and Ada Sims

Charlene was born October 7, 1951, in Amarillo, Texas. She loved watching movies, reading, going to the lake, attending rodeos, and spending time with her grandchildren. Charlene was a longtime supporter and sponsor for the local AA. She thoroughly loved helping people and seeing them better themselves. Charlene and her husband, Jack, were wed in Las Vegas in 1989, and were blessed with many years of marriage before his passing.

Charlene is survived by her son, Cory Bradshaw, and his wife, Jessica, of Greeley, CO; daughters, Kimberly Burton of Ardmore, OK and Tanya Bradshaw of Fairfield, MA; son, John Ricketts and his wife, Lila, of Singer, TX; son, Jason Ricketts and his wife, Patricia, of Broken Bow, OK; brother, Kenneth Johnson, of Amarillo, TX; best friend, Karen Cunningham and her family; 10 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Charlene was preceded in death by her husband, Jack; her son, Jacob; parents, Jesse and Ada; and sister, Kathy Smith.

Services will be held at the Brumley Funeral Home chapel, on Monday, January 13, 2020, at 2pm.

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