Edith Ritchie

Mrs. Edith “Flossie” Margarette Hoover Ritchie, 92, of Statesville, passed away, Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the Gordon Hospice House.

            Mrs. Ritchie was born October 3, 1921 in Iredell County and was the daughter of the late Lloyd Hoover and Neva Summers Hoover. She was a graduate of Statesville High School and on April 19, 1938 she was married to the late Rona E. Ritchie, who passed away in 1998. She was a master seamstress and she loved playing bridge, especially at the Senior Center.

            She is survived by one daughter, Pamela R. Eisele of Sarasota, FL, one grandson, Jason A. Eisele of Myrtle Beach, SC, one great granddaughter, Jordan E. Chapman, two great great grandsons, Caje H. Chapman, Landen S. Chapman and numerous cousins.

            Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2014 in the Nicholson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gary West officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday morning 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Nicholson Funeral Home.

            In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville, NC 28625.

            Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family of Edith Ritchie.

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