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Mary Ritchie 
Of RFD 2, Bluford Dies at Age 69

Mary Lucrecia (Jackson) Ritchie

Mrs. Mary Ritchie died at 3:30 a.m. today at her home on RFD 2, 
Bluford, at the age of 69 years, four months and six days.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at East Hickory Hill 
church.  The Rev. H. H. Mayberry will officiate and burial will be in 
the church cemetery.
Friends may call at the Osborn Funeral Home in Dix after 5:00 p.m. 
today and at the family home after 2:00 p.m. Wednesday.
Mrs. Ritchie was born November 16, 1885 in Bluford, the daughter of Lee 
and Arminda (Humphrey) Jackson.
She was married in 1905 to J. W. Ritchie, who preceded her in death in 
1943.
She is survived by three daughters, Minda Tower of Delaplan [should be 
Delaplaine], Ark., and Grace Martin and Mary Chambliss of Bluford; 
eight grandchildren and one great grandchild; one brother, Fred Jackson of 
RFD 7, Mt. Vernon; two sisters, Alice Boyd of RFD 7, Mt. Vernon and 
Miss Ora Jackson, of Bluford.
Two brothers and one sister preceded her in death.

(Mary Ritchie died March 22, 1955)

Date: abt abt March 23, 1955
Source: Local Newspaper-unknown 
Submitted by; Charlie Tower * ctower1253@aol.com
Relationship: Great Grandson

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