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Betty Ritter

October 14, 1946 — September 11, 2020


Betty Jean Poe Ritter, 73, of Robbins, passed away on Friday, September 11, 2020 at her home. A graveside service will be held at Smyrna UMC at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 14, 2020 with Rev. Kenneth Bouldin presiding.  Joyce-Brady Chapel will be open on Sunday, September 13, 2020 from 12:00 pm-5:00 pm for those who would like to sign the register.

Betty was born in Norfolk, Virginia on October 14, 1946 to Vun Erman Poe and Frances Irene Barnes Poe. She attended Riverside Baptist Church and had been employed with Black & Decker. She loved cooking and gardening. Her greatest love was her family and her Dachshund, Andy.

In addition to her parents, her husband, James Lacy Ritter, Sr. and sister, Patricia preceded her in death.

She is survived by daughter, Sonia Jean Ritter, of the home; son, James Lacy Ritter, Jr. (Linda), of R0bbins; brother, Vun Erman Poe, Jr. (Shirley), of Asheboro and a host of family and friends.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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Joyce-Brady Chapel is honored to serve the Ritter Family.

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Monday, September 14, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Smyrna UMC


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