Elsie A. (Ritenour) Clem(1918-2013)

Elsie Amelia Ritenour Clem, 95, of Fort Valley, widow of Arthur Clem, died September 24, 2013.

A funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, September 28, 2013, 11:00 am at the Faith Lutheran Church by Rev. Shelby DePriest. Burial will follow at the Clem Golliday Cemetery.

Mrs. Clem was born April 2, 1918. She was the daughter of Charles Albert and Amy Munch Ritenour. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church.

She was one of 14 children is preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters.

Mrs. Clem is survived by two daughters, Cheryl Crisman and Betty Lichliter and husband, all of Fort Valley; a sister, Gladys Johnson of Woodstock; three brothers, Calvin Ritenour of Strasburg, Wallace Ritenour of New Market, and Everette Ritenour of Front Royal; four grandchildren, Scott Crisman, Rhonda Tamkin, and Amy Lichliter, all of Fort Valley and Arthur Lichliter of Woodstock; and three great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends one hour before the service.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Faith Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 132, Fort Valley, VA 22652 or the Fort Valley Fire and Rescue, 7088 Fort Valley Road, Fort Valley, VA 22652.

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Published in Northern Virginia Daily on Sept. 26, 2013