Originally created 05/28/03

Mrs. Daisy Ritzman (BELVEDERE, S.C.)



BELVEDERE, S.C. - Mrs. Daisy Evelyn Ritzman, 89, wife of the late Dean F. Ritzman, of Fairview Avenue, entered into rest Tuesday, May 27, 2003. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 29, 2003 in the chapel of Rowland Funeral Home with Rev. Rufus Wheeler officiating. Interment will be at Pineview Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Ritzman was a native of Augusta, and was a wonderful wife, mother and homemaker. She was a member of Hope Chapel and the Order of the Eastern Star. Mrs. Ritzman was a volunteer with the Red Cross and local nursing homes. Survivors include a son and his partner Dann Ritzman and Lonzo W. Smith, III of Belvedere; a daughter and son-in-law, Darlene Ritzman Oakley and Phillip Oakley, Sr. of Hampstead, NC; beloved pet and companion, Minnie; two sisters, Jeannie Ruth Symonds and Mary Brewer Quattlebaum both of Belvedere, two grandchildren, Erin Rebecca Nowell and her husband Keith, Phillip Oakley, Jr. and his wife Amy; a great-grandchild, Samantha Nowell; fifty nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews which include Andrea Martin and Earline Moore Roberson, both of North Augusta. The family will receive friends at Rowland Funeral Home Thursday, May 29, 2003, from 1 p.m. until time of the funeral service. Rowland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle May 28, 2003