Funeral For J.W. Ritchie Tuesday
J. W. Ritchie, 69 [should be 68] died at his home in Webber township
Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
He is survived by his wife, the former Mary Jackson, and 3 daughters,
Mrs. Amnida [should be Arminda] Tower of Della Plain [should be
Delaplaine], Ark., Mrs. Grace Martin of Mt. Vernon and Mrs. Mary Byars of
He was the last survivor of a family of seven children of Thomas and
Sarah (Courtney) Ritchie, natives of Kentucky.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at Hickory Hill,
conducted by the Rev. Bird Green and the Rev. S. E. Cole.
The body will remain at Osborn's Funeral Home in Dix until 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday and after 5:30 p.m. that day will be at the family home.
(John Ritchie died May 9, 1943)
Date: abt May 10, 1943
Source: Local Newspaper-unknown
Submitted by: Charlie Tower
Relationship: Great Grandson