Dora J. Ricketts

July 17, 1959 - September 22, 2018


Dora J. Ricketts was born on July 17, 1959 to J.W. and Tommy Lee (Miller) Hill. She passed away on September 22, 2018 at her home in Eakly, OK at the age of 59. Dora graduated from Ft. Cobb High School. She lived in Carnegie, moved to Texas until she moved to Bartlesville, OK, and then back to Eakly, OK. She married Terry Ricketts on April (, 2009 in Hydro, OK. Dora worked as office manager for Beck & Root, and spent most of her life working in the food service industry. Dora loved to fish, garden, being with her family, and walking her dog, Jasmin. She attended Swan Lake Baptist Church, and the Assembly of God Church in Eakly. She enjoyed life; it was her heart's desire to have everyone else enjoy life as well. Her saying was: "Don't sweat the small stuff".

She was preceded in death by her parents, J.W. Hill and Tommy Miller Hill.

Survivors Include: her husband, Terry Ricketts of Eakly, OK, her children, Keri Dowty and husband Garrett of Wichita, Falls, TX, Samantha Graham of San Diego, CA, Shawn Ricketts, Brandy Rickets, and Dalton Ricketts, her grandchildren, Payton and Blake Dowty, Addyson Graham, Destiny and Hailey, her great grandchild, Audrey, her siblings, J.D. Hill of Swan Lake, OK, Bruce Hill of OKC,OK, and Diane Zerbe of Elk City, OK, her brother in law, Mike Ricketts and wife Celeste of Sickles, OK, as well as many other relatives and friends.


Services: Turner Funeral Home Chapel, Friday, 2:00 PM, September 28, 2018, Hinton, OK

Officiating: Rev. Huston Veal

Burial: Eakly Cemetery,Eakly, OK

Services entrusted to Turner Funeral Home, Hinton, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to the family at,, or you can find us on (Turner Funeral Homes).