Sharon Kay Ritchey, 72, of Powderly, died at 10:10 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019 at her home. A celebration of life service will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 25 at the Eagles Lodge with Chaplain Joe Smith officiating. Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home has charge of cremation arrangements.
Sharon was born Aug. 17, 1946 in Sulphur Springs, Texas to Sherman John and Elsie Lloyd Davis. She graduated from Mesquite High School in 1964 and worked as an insurance marketing representative for Old American Insurance Company prior to her retirement. She married Jack Ritchey on Aug. 10, 1991 in Rockwall, Texas.
Survivors include her husband, Jack Ritchey of Powderly; three children, Nelson E. Willis III of Rockwall, Andrea Bedell and husband, Scott of Gainesville, and Laura Berton and husband, Stan of Newnan, Georgia; two step-children Kim Neal and husband, Darrell of Grand Saline, Texas and Amber Ritchey of Dallas; five grandchildren Laycee Skaggs and husband, Jamie, Brianna Bedell, Bailey Bedell, Taylor Cravens and Logan Cravens and wife, Paula; five great-grandchildren Landon, Mason, Audrey, Luke and Jack; and many beloved cousins and extended family and friends.
If desired, memorials may be made to the "Wish For A Child" fund at the Eagles Lodge, 1125 NW Loop 286, Paris, Texas 75460.
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