Billie Jo Rittenberry

December 7, 1945June 7, 2018

Billie Jo Rittenberry, age 72 passed away Friday, June 8th, 2018. She was a native of Lawrence County and a member of Salem Church of God.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Ira Rittenberry; Brothers, Frank, Albert James, and Billy Rittenberry.

Survivors include her Brother, Sam Rittenberry, Jr. (Patsy); Sister, Oma Faye Escue; Niece, Jamie Rosson (Freddie Sr.); Nephew, James Thomason (Lisa Maglione); Special cousin, Ann Williams; Several other nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

A Graveside service will be held at the New Salem Church of God on Sunday, June 10th, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Brother Dwight Davis to officiate.

Pallbearers include, James Thomason, Tony Long, Freddie Rosson Sr. Trevor Lamboy, James Thomason Jr., J.R. Carrow

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kay perry

June 19, 2018

I am so sorry to hear of Ms. Jo's passing. She was a very special lady. She touched everyone that she knew. She made you smile with her beautiful smile. She will be missed. Rest in peace my friend. I love you Ms. Jo.

Tyneta Smith

June 11, 2018

I am truly at lost for words hearing the news of your passing. I will always remember your smile and caring personality. Rest well Ms. Jo!

Lori Long

June 10, 2018

I have had the absolute pleasure of knowing and caring for Billie Jo for the last 5-6 years.
I loved seeing her sweet smile. My life is forever enriched by knowing her and her sweet sister Faye. I know she is in heaven sweet and smiling down on us all.
Love you Billie Jo. You will be missed greatly ❤️

Shannon Hill

June 10, 2018

I spent approximately 14 years providing Occuaptional Therapy with Billie Jo. She was more than a patient to me...she was my friend and my family. I will miss her beautiful smile and the sparkle in her eyes. Even when she did not feel well, she would smile and always ask, “how’s your Moma?” Billie Jo had a heart of gold, and she always wanted everyone to be happy.. Billie Jo made me feel more than a therapist; we were best buddies!
Heaven gained a special and beautiful angel, and I can’t wait to see her again.
I love you Billie Jo...

Your blue-eyed OT,
Shannon Hill

Robin Whitley

June 9, 2018

Remembering your sweet smile. You were angel on earth and now your angel in heaven.
Love you

Margaret Norfleet

June 9, 2018

Just wanted to express my sympathy for the loss of our sister. I am a friend of Carolyn's and I knew Frank for a long time too. Know you all will miss Jo Jo and I heard Carolyn speak of her just yesterday. I am sure she sends her sympathy too. God Bless you all.