Precious Ritter Sign

Precious Sarah Ritter, age 58, of Lamar, MO passed away June 6, 2020, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin, MO.
Precious was born August 25, 1961 in El Dorado Springs, MO to Hiram E. Sparks and Betty Lou (Howard) Sparks. Precious attended El Dorado Springs High School. Precious worked as a LPN  and enjoyed bowling, color by number, sewing, doing plastic canvas, singing, dancing and loved Chex Mix.
Survivors include three sons, Brian Ruth, Deepwater, MO, Carl (Amy) Ruth, Golden City, MO and Christopher Ruth, Lamar, MO; five daughters, Patricia (Mark) Miller, Ionia, MI, Victoria Lynn and partner Billy Elder, Golden City, MO, Kathleen (Shae) Conaway, Lamar, MO, Christina Ruth, Lamar, MO and Tamera (T.J.) Barnes, Pittsburg, KS; three brothers, Homer Sparks, Lamar, MO, Donald Sparks, Rusk, TX, and Hiram (Peggy) Sparks, Kansas City, MO; one sister, Patricia Stump, Rusk, TX; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren that loved her dearly.
Preceding Precious in death were her parents, her partner Warren Grove, and a sister Kathy Haynes.
The funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at Daniel Funeral Home.
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#16 Golden City, MOChristina Ruth 2021-08-25 08:10
Hey mom, today’s going to be especially hard…it’s your birthday…I miss you so much mom. Not a day goes by without me thinking of you. I miss you and dad both so much. I love you mom happy birthday
#15 Golden City, MOChristina Ruth 2021-07-05 03:09
I miss you mom…so much. So much has happened since you’ve been gone, tomorrow is my second birthday without you and it doesn’t feel right still…I love you mom so much
#14 Golden city moVictoria Lynn 2021-06-24 16:56
Hi mom I miss you so so much not a day go's by that I dobt think about you and dad wish you guys was still here for is to love you give you a kiss and a hug love you mo.
#13 Golden City, MOChristina Ruth 2021-06-06 06:52
Well mom it’s been a year…one long year without you…4 years without dad…I feel lost without you both here to tell me that everything is gonna be okay…I miss you and dad both so much…I love you both
#12 Golden City, MOChristina Ruth 2020-12-26 04:54
Merry Christmas mamma. I miss you so much. I just wanna call you and talk to you and hear you laugh and tell me everything is gonna be okay. I miss you so much mom. I love you
#11 TexasTrish stump 2020-08-25 16:46
Sissy / mama Happy Birthday in Haven i miss you every day i know you are watch over us donnie miss you to sis / mama we love u so much
there times i want to call u and i cant im so lost with out you all love u mama aka sissy
#10 Golden City, MoChristina Ruth 2020-08-20 19:44
I miss you mom so much. So much has happened since you passed. It’s not the same. I know your up there with dad and grandpa and all them dancing and bowling. I know you’re watching over me you and dad both. I love you guy so much and I miss you both
#9 Lamar, MODenzil Voorhees 2020-06-26 23:00
Your mom was a very friendly lady..always speaking wherever we it Wal-Mart, city hall, Good Samaritan or the Fair..she will be missed.
#8 Carthage moJuanita Parker 2020-06-10 22:13
Gone to soon but never forgotten we love and miss you
#7 TexasTrish stump 2020-06-10 18:25
Sissy / mom i will always miss you and love you
and donnie too love you he will miss u alot too
mitch too we always love you so munch you / Fly High sissy aka mom with are sister's and mom and dad and papa Warn .............

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