11/19/06 — ELSIE RITTER

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April 23, 1921-Nov. 18, 2006

Elsie Whitley Baker Ritter, 85, formerly of Fremont died peacefully on Saturday. Funeral services will be held Monday at 7 p.m. at Joyner's Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Elmwood Cemetery, Fremont.

She leaves to cherish her memories three sons, Hilton M. Whitley and wife, Faye, of Stantonsburg; Mack Baker and wife, Glenda, of Morehead City; the Rev. Roger Baker and wife, Diane, of King; a step-daughter, Ellen Sullivan and husband, Roy, of Williamsburg, Va.; two sisters, Mildred Batts and husband, George, of Wilson, and Jeanette Marlowe, of Rocky Mount; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Mack D. Baker and second husband, Norwood Ritter; her parents, Douglas and Rosa Whitley; two sisters, Sally Ruth Williford and Nina Pearle Walston; four brothers, Edwin, Douglas, Donald, and Kirby Whitley; and one grandson, Mike Baker.

The family will receive friends immediately following the service and at other times the family will be at 6115 Holdens Cross Road, Stantonsburg.


Published in Obituaries on November 19, 2006 9:38 AM