Myrtle Sorrels “Vickie” Ricks, of Virginia Beach, died peacefully at home on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. She was 85.
She was born Nov. 4, 1929, in Rockbridge County, daughter of the late Clarence J. and Minnie (Balser) Sorrels. In addition to her parents, Vickie was also preceded in death by her grandson, Robert W. “Bobby” Ricks.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Otis Ricks Jr.; children, Otis Wayne Ricks, Phillip Lee Ricks and Janice Ricks (Mark) Franklin; grandchildren, Matthew Ricks, Otis W. Ricks, Meghan Franklin (Mark) Randazzo, Lauren Franklin (Jackson) Farhney and Corbin A. Ricks; and siblings, Gertrude Lunsford, Charles Sorrels, Edna Serverson, Jannie Moore and Blanche Pratt.
A funeral service was held Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015, at the funeral home. A private burial will take place at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk.
Please leave online condolences for the family at Altmeyer Funeral Home.
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