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Rita Kay Ritchie Smith
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Birth: Mar. 31, 1948
Cooper County
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 16, 2011
Johnson County
Kansas, USA

MARSHALL DEMOCRAT-NEWS, Thursday, August 18, 2011

Rita Kay Smith, 63, passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2011, at her home in Olathe, KS.

A visitation will be held from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Friday, August 19, at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, 14275 S. Blackbob Road, Olathe, KS, followed by graveside services at 2:00 p.m. at Johnson County Memorial Gardens.

Born March 31, 1948, in Boonville, she was the daughter of Benjamin and Chloe Ritchie. She was raised in the Marshall area eventually moving with her husband, Charles Wayne Smith, to the Kansas City area in the early 1970's. Together they operated and owned Olathe Cleaners, and later under new ownership, she continued to work for Olathe Cleaners until the time of her illness.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Wayne Smith in 1997.

She is survived by her daughter, Tammy (Tim) Ray; son, Derek Smith; grandchildren, Tyler, Tanner and Zac; sisters, Carolyn Andresen and Becky Turner; and her brothers, Don Ritchie and DeWayne Ritchie.
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  Charles Wayne Smith (1930 - 1997)*
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Johnson County Chapel and Memorial Gardens
Overland Park
Johnson County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Linda Moore
Record added: Sep 02, 2012
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Rita Kay <i>Ritchie</i> Smith
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