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Shannon Rufe Snow Drive Funeral Chapel

6001 Rufe Snow Drive, Fort Worth, TX

OBITUARY

Elizabeth Ritchey

December 7, 1945October 4, 2019
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Nannie Elizabeth (Orange) Ritchey was born on December 7, 1945 in Hunstville, Arkansas to Louis Elbert and Lela May Orange. She passed from this life on October 4, 2019 at her home in Watauga, Texas. She was the second of five children. Two infant siblings preceded her in death. She is survived by two brothers, David Orange of Wenatchee, Washington, and Robert Orange of Lewisville, Texas. She is also survived by her husband of 51 years, 2 months and 14 days, Robert Lynn Ritchey of Watauga, Texas, a son, Robert Leuis Ritchey and his wife, Cheryl, of Pagosa Springs, Colorado, and a daughter, Nancy Elizabeth Haughey and husband, Christopher of Arlington, Texas. She is also survived by one grandson, Alexander Leuis Ritchey of Watauga, Texas and a host of friends and other relatives. As a child she grew up in Clifty, Arkansas until the untimely death of her mother in 1961. The family then moved to Fayetteville, Arkansas where she graduated from high school in 1962. She attended college at the University of Arkansas and graduated in 1968 with a B.S.B.A.

She met her future husband, Robert, at the Jefferson Boulevard Church of Christ in Dallas, Texas. They were both visiting and by coincidence happened to be there at the same time. They started dating in Dallas and continued dating in Fayetteville where Beth attended college. She graduated from college in the spring of 1968 and they were married on July 20, 1968.

She was a faithful and dedicated member of the Church of Christ until Illness kept her from attending the last few years. She was kind and a gentle person with a wonderful outlook on life. She is now resting in her heavenly home.

The family invites you to join them in a Celebration of Life service in Remembrance of Beth on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 2pm at Shannon Rufe Snow Funeral Chapel, 6001 Rufe Snow Dr., Fort Worth, Texas 76148.

  • FAMILY

  • Robert Lynn Ritchey, Husband
  • Robert Leuis and wife, Cheryl Ritchey, Son
  • Nancy Elizabeth and husband, Christopher Haughey, Daughter
  • Alexander Leuis Ritchey, Grandson
  • David Orange, Brother
  • Robert Orange, Brother
  • Louis Elbert Orange, Father (deceased)
  • Lela May Orange, Mother (deceased)
  • and a host of other relative and friends.

Services

  • A Celebration of Life Saturday, October 19, 2019

Memories

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Sherry B Cromwell

October 18, 2019

Praying for Bob and all the Ritchey family

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The Orange Family

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The Orange Family kids

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Young Elizabeth

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The Orange Family

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Young Elizabeth

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