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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 
Keenes.
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 * ctower1253@aol.com
Relationship: Great Grandson

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