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Sarah K. Jones Ritchie

ROCK HILL -- Sarah K. Jones Ritchie, 90, died July 4, 2007, at Park Pointe Village Retirement Center in Rock Hill, S.C.

Sally was the beloved wife of the late Arvey M. Ritchie and the mother of two daughters, Joan Lawton and husband, Art of Rock Hill and Lyn Thrasher of Greensboro, N.C. She has four grandchildren, Wendy McDaniel, and husband, Frank, Michael Lawton, Marley Thrasher and Gwenn Thrasher. She was preceded in death by an infant son, Edward Ritchie, and by three brothers.

Born September 7, 1916, in Bloomdale, Ohio, Sally was the daughter of Rev. Alvah K. and Vida Lehman Jones; they had pastored at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church at Red House, a community where Sally taught piano. She enjoyed being a homemaker on Deep Creek Lake and earlier in Mt. Lake Park, where she attended Bethel United Methodist Church.

Friends were received prior to the service at the chapel of Burdock - Durst Funeral Home with internment next to her husband at Garrett County Memorial Gardens.

Expressions of sympathy in memory of Sally's life may be directed to the ministry of Greensboro Pregancy Care Center, 917 North Elm Street, Greensboro, NC 27401.

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