Hilda McGehee Childs Ritchie

Published 6:00 am Tuesday, January 25, 2005

Services for Hilda McGehee Childs Ritchie, of Brookhaven, are 11a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26 at Franklin Funeral Home Chapel with burialin Midway Cemetery in Meadville.

Visitation is today from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Ritchie, 85, died Jan. 23, 2005, at Haven Hall NursingHome. She was born in Franklin County on Oct. 23, 1919, to Perry C.McGehee and Luna Porter McGehee.

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She was a retired registered nurse.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husbands, GroverChilds and Vivian Ritchie; one sister, Lucille Dillon; and twobrothers, Elmo and Bracy McGehee.

Survivors are her daughter, Faye Hill and her husband, Tommy, ofBrookhaven; her sons, Hugh Murray and his wife, Lynda, of Atlanta,Ga., and Mike Childs and his wife, Mary, of Gunnison, Colo.; fourgrandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.