Nola Ruth Ritchey, 92


Graveside services for Nola Ruth Ritchey, 92, of Caulfield, were held Nov. 14, 2023, at Amy Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home in West Plains. 

Mrs. Ritchey passed away at 2:44 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 5, at Brooke Haven Healthcare. 

She was born April 28, 1931, at Hocomo, to Cecil and Leona Butcher Cooper. She loved puzzles and taking care of her family. Mrs. Ritchey was a member of Center Grove Baptist Church, Moody.

She is survived by two children: Verna Mcilvenna, of Springfield and Beverly Pasley and husband Bryan, of Moody; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two nephews; and one niece. 

Her parents, her husband Bernie Ritchey and one brother, Russell Cooper, preceded her in death.

Memorial contributions may be made to Amy Cemetery and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775. Online condolences may be left at

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