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December 19, 2013

Barbara Jean Buchanan Ritter

WEST TERRE HAUTE — Barbara Jean Buchanan Ritter, 55, of Carthage, Texas, and formerly of West Terre Haute, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, in her residence. She was born Sept. 26, 1958, in Denver, to Walter Buchanan and Ruth Poppe Buchanan.

Survivors include her husband, Randy Ritter; her parents, Walter and Ruth Buchanan; three sons, David Elkins Jr. and his companion Pam Corbin, Mark Elkins and his wife Billie, and Jason Elkins and his companion Krissy Shepard; three brothers, Jay Buchanan, Jim Buchanan, and Charlie Buchanan; eight grandchildren Kaleigh Elkins, David Elkins III, Tina Elkins, Brianna Elkins, Alexis Duke, Austin Elkins, Logan Shepard, and Connor Wallace; a great-grandchild, Bryson Long; several aunts and uncles; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her sister, Tina Marie Buchanan; and by her grandmother, Pearl Poppe.

She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchild.

Funeral services for Barbara will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, in Fitzpatrick Funeral Home, 220 N. Third St., in West Terre Haute, with the Rev. Tom Padgett officiating. Burial will be in Bethesda Memorial Park. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until service time Saturday. The family suggests that if friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Barbara Ritter memorial fund with envelopes available in the funeral home.

 

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