Graveside Services for Mrs. Katherine Ritchie, 81 of Winnsboro will be at 3:00 PM, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at Ogden Cemetery, with Rev. Kevin Goodman officiating, under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home in Winnsboro.
Mrs. Ritchie was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Clara Horne and brother, Charles Horne.
Katherine grew up in Liddieville, LA playing basketball for Ogden High School and worked alongside her parents in their family General Store. She also enjoyed playing piano for Beouf River Baptist Church where she was a long time member.
She married her husband , Billy Ritchie, and raised 2 kids while working as secretary at Ogden High School. After many years of working at Ogden, she transferred to Winnsboro Upper Elementary and worked for many more years before she retired. She has 4 grand.kids who she loved dearly but had a special bond with each of her 5 great-grandkids. They were her heart.
Katherine, or Memaw as she was known as, will be missed dearly by her beloved family and friends.
Survivors include: Her husband of 63 years, Billy Ritchie; children, Karen Calhoun and husband Mike, and Steve Ritchie and wife Michelle; grandkids, Justin Calhoun, and wife Misty, Megan Calhoun, Cassidy Ritchie, and Jordy Ritchie, great-grandkids, Dylane Dotson, Matt Calhoun, Heath McMurray, Weston McMurray, and Drake Gilmore, and numerous nieces and nephews.