Betty Ritchie

Betty Ritchie, 71, of Marietta, passed away 8:10 a.m. Tuesday (Dec. 10, 2013) at Marietta Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family and friends.

She was born July 9, 1942, in Belpre, to Charles and Lavina (Henry) Tullius and was a homemaker.

Betty was married to Lewis E. Ritchie who preceded her in death Dec. 21, 1995.

A daughter, Mary Bayless (Ronnie) of Marietta survives with granddaughters, Gail Bayless (Nathan Britton) and Larissa Bayless, and great-grandchildren, Zachary and Seth Britton, and a special niece Helen Young.

In addition to her parents and husband, brothers John, Clarence, Paul, Willie and George preceded Betty in death.

Friends may call at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday (Dec. 16). Committal services at East Lawn Memorial Park will be held at a later date. Messages of sympathy may be sent at www.lankfordfh.com

Betty Ritchie

Betty Ritchie, 71, of Marietta, passed away at 8:10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

Funeral arrangements are pending at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home.