225. Thelma Beatrice Ritchie92 was born on September 22, 1904 in Warren Twp., Washington Co., Ohio.274 She died on July 16, 1989 in Warren Twp., Washington Co., Ohio.275 Her Marietta Times obituary reads; "Thelma Beatrice Masters, 84, of Marietta Rt. 4 died at 11:38 a.m. Sunday, July 16, at her home. -- She was born Sept. 22, 1904, in Warren Township to Floyd L. and Mahala Hawkins Ritchie. She had spent all her life in Warren Township. -- She married J. Wayne Masters on March 29, 1924. He preceded her in death on Sept. 20, 1978. -- She is survived by one son, Robert of Canton; three daughters, Mrs. Carl (Helen) Vickers of Marietta Rt. 4, Mrs. Gene (June) Kaul of Indianapolis, Ind., and Mrs. Stuart (Ruth) Runkel of Glenford; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Fred Ritchie of Punta Gorda, Fla., Gilbert Ritchie of Jackson, Mich., and Herman Ritchie of Lewisville; and two sisters, Mrs. Wilma Schultz of Reno and Carrie Walker of Port Charlotte, Fla. -- She was preceeded in death by two sisters, Elsie Harris and Hazel Plaugher; one half-brother, Perry Hawkins; and one granddaughter, Marilyn Runkel. -- Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Martindell officiating. Burial will be in Tunnel Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 p.m. today until the hour of the services." She was buried on July 19, 1989 in Tunnel Cemetery, Washington Co., Ohio.
Beatrice Ritchie and John Wayne "Wayne" Masters were married on March 29, 1924
in Washington Co., Ohio.276
They were married by C. T. O'Neil, a Justice of the Peace. John
Wayne "Wayne" Masters (son of Ambrose Orestes Masters and Ida Belle Hammond)
was born on June 26, 1894 in Marietta, Ohio. He died on September
20, 1978. Thelma Beatrice Ritchie and John Wayne "Wayne"
Masters had the following children:
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