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Funeral ceremony for Sister Willie Lemon Rittenhouse, 88, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 10, 2017 at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, The Rev. Titus Roberson Sr., Pastor with The Rev. Eugene Leonard Sr. officiating.

Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery. Public viewing will be held today from 1-8 p.m. with a Wake from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Survivors include her son, James H Rittenhouse Jr. (Ophelia); her sister, Wanda L. Morris (Chris); her daughter, Phyllis Rittenhouse; her grandchildren, Dawn, Josh, James III Rittenhouse; two sisters-in-law; six great-grandchildren; her special care taker, Meeka Reid, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Paul Lemon and Marie Nesby Lemon; her husband of 37 years, James H. Rittenhouse Sr.; her brothers, Oliver, Lindsey, John and Montee.

Goodson Funeral Home, Inc. 'Ye Must Be Born Again' 256.237.9771

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  • Thursday, March 09, 2017
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
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  • Friday, March 10, 2017
    Please allow me to offer my condolences for your loss. The bible assures us that you will see "Willie" again. This is promised at John 5: 28,29. We also look forward to a time when death will be no more. Rev. 21: 3,4. When I need comfort I visit jw.org and search the word comfort and there you will be directed to several scriptures to help you during this time of grief.
    ~ Shirl Mac   Dallas, TX