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Betty Ritch

November 17, 1945 — March 10, 2021

Ocala


Betty June Ritch, 75, passed away on March 10, 2021 in Ocala, Florida. She was born on November 17, 1945 in Wildwood, Florida to Edward Alvin Phillips and Ludy Levenia Lewis Phillips. She worked for the United Telephone Company in Ocala which later became Sprint as a telephone operator and office administrator and then retired with that company after 37 years. Her parents were charter members of Living Waters Church (formerly Ocala Church of God) where Betty attended for over 70 years and loved serving as a host.

She is preceded in death by her parents and husband of 48 years James Louis Ritch.
She is survived by her sons, Darren Ritch (Peggy) and Chad Ritch (Gina) ; grandchildren, Tyler, Kirstin and Kaitlin.


A Funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Living Waters Church 3801 N US Hwy 441, Ocala, FL 34475 with Pastor John Childers officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment to follow at Highland Memorial Park. Arrangements under the care of Countryside Funeral Home. Flowers can be sent to Living Waters Church or if you would like to make a donation to a local charity to honor her memory please visit tlcocala.org and click donate.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, March 13, 2021

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Living Waters Worship Center

3801 N US Hwy 441, Ocala, FL 34475

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Funeral Service

Saturday, March 13, 2021

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Living Waters Worship Center

3801 N US Hwy 441, Ocala, FL 34475

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Interment following funeral service

Saturday, March 13, 2021

Highland Memorial Park

1515 NE 3rd St, Ocala, FL 34470

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