Deliah Ritchie

March 10, 1940 - December 17, 2020

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Tuesday, December 22, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel


Tuesday, December 22, 2:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel


Deliah Ritchie, 80, of LaGrange, Indiana, died Thursday, December 17, 2020, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

She was born March 10, 1940, in Knott County, Kentucky, to Carue and Martha (Fugate) Ritchie.

On August 20, 1960, in Hindman, Kentucky, she married Truman Ritchie, Sr. He survives in LaGrange.

Mrs. Ritchie retired from Dometic Corporation in LaGrange and was a homemaker.

She was a member of the New Freedom Baptist Church in LaGrange.

Also surviving are a daughter, Sandra Gay (Steven) Clouse of Kimmell; two sons, Truman (Bethel) Ritchie, Jr. of LaGrange and James Douglas (Tina Marie) Ritchie of Wolcottville; 13 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Bessie Ritchie of Fisty, Kentucky, and Josie (Robert) Sandlin of Hazard, Kentucky.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Omie Pridemore; and four brothers, Elmer Ritchie, George Messer, Andy Ritchie, and John Bud Ritchie.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, December 22, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville with Pastor Wade Sturdivant officiating. Burial will follow at Orange Cemetery near Rome City.

Visitation will be Tuesday, December 22, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Deliah’s funeral service on Tuesday will also live stream on the Young Family Funeral Home Facebook page for those unable to attend in person.

Per the Governor, face masks are required.

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Melody Frane
December 22nd, 2020 7:15pm
Lee county Kentucky

Praying for all her family durning this difficult time.

December 22nd, 2020 7:14pm

Prayers for the family

April Ehret
December 22nd, 2020 7:02pm

Sorry for your loss! She was an wonderful sweet woman! We will miss seeing her out and about with you Truman! Love you both!!

Joyce Iannarelli
December 22nd, 2020 7:00pm
Howe In

Uncle Truman and Family, I am so sorry... She was an amazing person and always had a smile. We were all blessed to have her be in our lives.. Love you all.

Janice abbott
December 22nd, 2020 6:12pm
Cromwell lndiana

So sorry for your loss i will truly miss her prayers for you guys

Kevin Waltke
December 22nd, 2020 12:10pm
Srurgis. Michigan

My sincere condolences and prayers to your family. Years ago anytime I was at their home with one of the boys I always felt welcomed like family

Lynn Watson
December 21st, 2020 6:46pm
Leburn KY

So sorry to hear this. Mine and Buddy’s trips to Indiana are forever changed. Thank u Aunt Delia for the fun visits always welcoming us into your house on pop ins and attending fun eating at the fish house and the Italian restaurant. U will b missed. Praying for the family.

Deb and Wade Sturdivant
December 21st, 2020 3:49pm

We will sure miss her in church, She was always smiling, God be with the family during this very difficult time, Prayers

Debra “ Sue” Ritchie Ross
December 21st, 2020 3:04pm
Rockmart GA

I’m so so sorry for your loss, aunt Delia was a very special person, ❤️ you all and tell uncle Truman my thoughts and prayers will be with all of you.

The Pridemore’s
December 21st, 2020 2:18pm
Kimmell, In

Sorry about your lost. She will be missed.

Pastor Larry & Fay Anglemyer Sr
December 20th, 2020 11:20pm

Sorry for your loss,love and prayers for y'all

Andy and Melissa Sandlin
December 20th, 2020 2:20pm
Hazard Ky

Our love and prayers are with you guys!! She was such a wonderful person. She will be deeply missed.

Terry & Helen Clouse
December 19th, 2020 10:16pm
Green Center

What a deep loss we feel in our hearts. Sandy, we pray God gives you peace knowing your Mother now has comfort with Jesus. We will miss her southern hospitable reception.

Floyd and Cindy Szuba
December 19th, 2020 9:33pm
North Liberty, IN

So sorry for family’s loss. May wonderful memories fill your souls. Thoughts and prayers.

Wanda Sparkman
December 19th, 2020 9:25pm
Rome City

Your granddaughter is an amazing person. You will truly be missed by her. Sorry for your and your family's loss.

The Ritchies Kenneth and Maxine
December 19th, 2020 9:12pm
Hazard Kentucky

So sorry for your loss Praying for peace and comfort

Bobby sandlin
December 19th, 2020 7:49pm
Hazard ky

Mike and Jackie Clouse
December 19th, 2020 6:36pm

She was a beautiful lady, loved her smile and laugh. Prayers for comfort and peace. Love Mike and Jackie

Mindy Myers
December 19th, 2020 6:29pm
Albion, indiana

Just know you and your family are in my prayers and hugs for all.

Darlene Terry
December 19th, 2020 6:26pm

So sorry for your loss

Lane Monroe
December 19th, 2020 5:35pm

My thoughts and prayers are with her family.

Cassidhe Robbins
December 19th, 2020 5:17pm
Auburn, Indiana

I am very sorry for your loss. She was a very strong woman. She will be greatly missed.

Clyde &Renee Bowlin
December 19th, 2020 5:16pm

So sorry for your loss

Donna Meyer
December 19th, 2020 5:03pm
Garrett, Indy

My condolences to the family of Delia Ritchie. You are a all in my heart and in my prayers… All of you!

Denise Hershman
December 19th, 2020 4:59pm
Ligonier, IN

I'm so sorry to hear of your mother's death.

James and Shawna Adelman
December 19th, 2020 4:10pm
Lincoln Nebraska

We love you Mammaw and we miss you!

Carl and Barbara Ritchie
December 19th, 2020 3:58pm
Kendallville Indiana

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family

Becky Stout
December 19th, 2020 3:48pm
Ligonier IN

I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for all of you.