Myrtle “Vickie” Ricks

November 4, 1929 - October 11, 2015

11/04/1929 - 10/11/2015

Past Services

Tuesday October 13, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel
5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 422-4000 | Directions
Wednesday October 14, 2015
2:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel
5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 422-4000 | Directions
Albert G. Horton Memorial Veteran Cemetery
5310 Milners Rd.
Suffolk, VA 23434
757-255-7217 | Directions
Additional Information:

Private Interment

Virginia Beach – Myrtle Sorrels “Vickie” Ricks, 85, passed peacefully at home on Sunday, October 11, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. She was born November 4, 1929 in Rockbridge County, VA to the late Clarence J. & 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 is her husband Otis Ricks, Jr.; children, Otis Wayne Ricks, Phillip Lee Ricks, & Janice Ricks (Mark) Franklin; grandchildren, Matthew Ricks, Otis W. Ricks, Meghan Franklin (Mark) Randazzo, Lauren Franklin (Jackson) Farhney, & Corbin A. Ricks; & siblings, Gertrude Lunsford, Charles Sorrels, Edna Serverson, Jannie Moore, & Blanche Pratt.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 13th from 6-8 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Rd, 23462 where a funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 14th at 2:00 pm. A private burial will take place in Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery, Suffolk, VA.
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Kathy Alexander
8 years ago

Mr. Ricks and Family we are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you.
Kathy and Bob

Laurie Schmitt
8 years ago

Mrs. Ricks was an absolute gem, and my favorite patient. It was such an honor to have gotten to know her. I miss her already but know she is in good hands in heaven.

Laurie Schmitt
8 years ago

It was wonderful to have gotten to know Mrs. Ricks. She was my favorite patient, and one of the sweetest people I have ever met in my whole life.

The Bellamy Family
8 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time. May God’s love and the love of family and friends bring you some comfort and peace.