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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#27 Olathe, KansasChristina Ruth 2022-06-06 05:43
Hi mom, I miss you so much…it’s been 2 years…so much has changed and I wish you were here..I love you mom
#26 Olathe, KansasChristina Ruth 2022-05-08 16:44
Happy Mother’s Day mom, I miss you so much, so much has changed but I know you know cuz your watching over me. I love you mom
#25 Golden City, MOChristina Ruth 2022-04-29 12:56
I miss you mom everyday
#24 Golden City, MOChristina Ruth 2022-04-17 11:38
Happy Easter mom, I miss you and I love you so much!
#23 Golden City, MOChristina Ruth 2022-03-30 00:30
Hey mom, been missing you a lot lately…just wish you were here..
#22 Golden City, MOChristina Ruth 2022-01-01 14:06
Happy New Years mom…so many good things have happened wish you were here to see it all happening mom. I love you
#21 Golden City, MOChristina Ruth 2021-12-26 00:50
Merry Christmas mom…it definitely was a struggle again this year without you…I love you so much mom
#20 Golden City, MOChristina Ruth 2021-12-21 10:23
I miss you mom…every single day I wish you were still here. It’s not the same without you…I love you mom
#19 Golden City, MOChristina Ruth 2021-11-26 12:34
Happy late thanksgiving! I miss you so much and i love you mom
#18 Golden City, MOChristina Ruth 2021-11-07 14:20
Hi mom, I miss you so much. There’s days where I don’t want to get out of bed because I miss you and dad so much. I know you guys are watching over me and just know I love you guys and miss you so much

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