|Betty Jean Ritchie, 79, of Big Springs, West Virginia passed away Saturday, June 28, 2008, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV.|
She was born in Calhoun County, the daughter of the late Audra L. and Ollie Ellen (Hopkins) Wilson and was a member of Prosperity Baptist Church. She had worked at both Spencer Sate and Calhoun General Hospitals as a nurse's aide and was retired from the Mid Ohio Valley Health Department as a Home Health nurse aide.
She is survived by three sons, Mike (Teresa) Ritchie, Calvin (Bette Lea) Ritchie, all of Big Springs, and Doug Ritchie of Smithville, WV; two daughters, Connie Shaffer of Ripley, WV and Jane Friedmann of Alum Bridge, WV; two brothers, Bill and Brad Wilson, both of Big Springs; 14 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Ritchie; a brother, Calvin Wilson; a daughter-in-law, Linza Ritchie; one grandchild and one great grandchild.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 1st at Prosperity Baptist Church at Big Springs. Rev. Ken Heiney will officiate. Interment will be in the Saunders Cemetery.
Friends may call at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday.