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Norma C. RitchisonPassing: September 25, 2012


Chastain Funeral Home

Graveside Service

Friday, September 28th, 2012 10:30 am


No Visitation


Port William Cemetery

Friday, September 28th, 2012 10:30 am

MITCHELL Norma C. Ritchison, 89, passed away at 5:20 p.m. Tuesday, September 25, 2012, at Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bedford.

Born May 14, 1923, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Willard and Rowena (Burton) Bridges. She married Roy R. Ritchison December 23, 1939, and he preceded her in death August 14, 2011.

Norma was a homemaker and had been employed at Naval Surface Warfare CenterCrane and K-Mart. She was a graduate of Huron High School and a member of the Huron Church of God. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, gardening, and growing roses.

Surviving: sons,
Stanley Philip (Sandy) Ritchison, Bedford
Darrell “Joe” (Kathy) Ritchison, Bedford
Debra Lynn (Michael) Mullins, Spencer
Shelley Denise Allen, Greensburg
Kimberly Diane (Denice) Torres, Clinton, New Jersey
Stanley Philip (Linda) Ritchison II, Brownsburg
Jeffrey (Samantha) Perry, Arizona
Dustin Perry, Bedford
Josh (Jessica) Britt, Martinsville
Bryce (Stacey) Mann, Mitchell
Landon (Amy) Lindley, Fayetteville
Jodi Wright, Bedford
Sherrie Renee Gorrell, Kansas
Several great grandchildren
half brother,
Larry Gene Bridges, Bedford

Her parents; husband; daughter, Julia Rose Gorrell; son, Roger Wayne Ritchison; sister, Lola Bowden; and brother, Earl Burton, preceded her in death.

Graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 28, at Port William Cemetery with Pastor Randall Corbin officiating. No visitation is scheduled.

Memorial Gifts: Port William Cemetery Association, 3127 Kings Ridge Road, Mitchell, Indiana 47446

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4 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Sue King Lovelace | Harrisville, MI
    Date: September 30, 2012
    I was saddened to learn of Norma's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with her family in this time of grief.
  2. Guest: Nancy Mundy | Mitchell, IN
    Date: September 28, 2012
    My thoughts and prayers are with you all. She was a fine lady.
  3. Guest: Becky Goldsberry | Mitchell, IN
    Date: September 28, 2012
    Such a fine christain lady. Norma and Roy were involed with the Huron Church of God for many years. We love you Norma, and we will miss you.
  4. Guest: Sally Warren | Bedford, IN
    Date: September 27, 2012
    I worked with Norma at Kmart. She was such a sweet lady. My thoughts & prayers go out to the family.