the republic logo

Obituary: Opal Ritchie, North Vernon

More recent obituaries:

Follow The Republic on social media:

North Vernon

Opal Irene Lucas Ritchie, 86, of North Vernon, died at 11:05 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 at St. Vincent Jennings Hospital.

She is survived by her son, Roger Wayne (Sherry) Lucas of North Vernon; a daughter, Sheila Dianne (David) Yux of North Vernon; one step-son and five step-daughters; one sister, Mary (Bob) Pettit of North Vernon; 12 grandchildren; 14 step-grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and several stepgreat-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, William Ray Lucas and Curtis Ritchie; two sons, William F. Lucas and Robert Leo Lucas; and a daughter, Sharon Fox.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon with the Rev. Earon Davis, Jr. officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be at Vernon Cemetery.

Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Our Hospice of Jennings County.

Remember Them Beautifully. Sympathy gifts starting at $39.99 - 468 x 60

All content copyright ©2015 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.