Brenda Joyce Hamner Ritchie, 77, of Salisbury, passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at the Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House in Salisbury, NC.
She was born January 18, 1941 in Salisbury, NC to the late Wilber and Ophelia Parks Hamner. Brenda was a 1959 graduate of Boyden High School, she retired from Food Lion.
In addition to her parents, Brenda was preceded in death by her Son, Jeffrey Ray Ritchie.
Brenda is survived by her husband of over 53 years, Walter Lanny Ritchie, whom she married September 8, 1964; sons, John Walter Ritchie of Salisbury, and Jason Brent Ritchie and wife Tonya of Cape Coral, FL; granddaughters, Jennifer Ann Ritchie, Megan Alyce Ritchie and Taylor Brooke Ritchie; grandson, Jeffrey Brent Ritchie; great-granddaughters, Lilly Madison Puckett and Mary Alyce Vanderford; sister, Frances Hamner; brother, Johnny Hamner; nieces, Donna Sides Brown, Lisa Sides Fortson and Sandy Sides Greene.
The family will greet friends and relatives on Friday, February 23, 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm at Powles Staton Funeral Home, Rockwell, NC.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, February 23, 2018, in the Powles Staton Funeral Home, Rockwell, NC, with Rev. John Melton, officiating. Burial will follow in the Brookhill Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Glenn A Kiser Hospice House 1229 Statesville Blvd. Salisbury NC 28144.
Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care, is assisting the Ritchie family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
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