MARTIN — Mrs. Christie Ada DeBoard Ricketts, 45, died Saturday, July 25, 2020, at her residence.

Funeral service was Tuesday, July 28, at First Baptist Church with Dr. Mike Sams officiating. Visitation began at the church at 11 until service time. Burial was in East Side Cemetery.

She was born October 25, 1974.

Christie was preceded in death by her husband, Randall D. Ricketts. She is survived by her children, Alex Ricketts and Katie Ricketts, both of Martin, her parents, Herman C. DeBoard and Linda Cloar DeBoard of Martin, siblings, Rebecca (Charlie) Seitz of Florida, Christina (Matt) Wedge of North Carolina and Herman C. (Christina) DeBoard, III of Colorado; niece and nephew, Ella Christie Seitz and Anderson DeBoard Seitz.

Christie owned and operated Christie’s Photography and was a member of the Professional Photography Association of America. She was a member of Martin First Baptist Church and president of the Martin Kiwanis Club. Christie was a graduate of Dresden High School.

Memorials requested to Agape House, P.O. Box 473, Martin, TN 38237.

Please be aware of social distancing and strongly encourage a face covering. Murphy Funeral Home, Martin. +