Sharon J. Ritter


Sharon Jean Ritter 72 years old, of Sainte Genevieve, MO, died Wednesday, May 15, 2024 at home in Sainte Genevieve, MO
She was born October 15, 1951 in Perryville, MO
She married Carl Ritter on June 4, 1971.
Sharon was a woman of unshakable faith who firmly believed in God and family first. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church, St. Mary, MO where she served as a Sunday School Teacher, assistant pianist, treasurer, cooked and many other roles within the church. Volunteered with the Cape Girardeau Area Southern Baptist Disaster Relief Ministry and she helped deliver meals on wheels. Sharon devoted her life to helping others and she will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by: two sons, Carl “Sam” (Dawn) Ritter Jr. of Ste. Genevieve, MO, Kevin Ritter of Perryville; daughter, Dr. Sherry “Boo” Ritter of Charleston, SC; Two Brothers, Allan Taylor of Farmington, MO, Randy Taylor of Sainte Genevieve; Three Sisters, Tammy Perkins of Dexter, MO, Nickie Ditch of Perryville, Kim Brown of Jackson; Grandchildren, Nicole Estopare, Anna (Derek) Brown & Nathan Ritter; Great Grandchildren, Carter & Parker Brown; Numerous Nieces & Nephews; Best Friend, Nancy Brewster

She was preceded in death by: Husband, Carl A. Ritter; Mother, Della (Zahner) Taylor; Father, John H. Taylor; Two Brothers, John H. Taylor, Jr., Bruce L. Taylor
Visitation will be at First Baptist Church in Sainte Genevieve, MO on Friday, May 24, 2024 from 9-11 a.m.
Service will be at First Baptist Church on Friday, May 24, 2024 at 11 am.
Burial will be at Crestlawn Cemetery in Sainte Genevieve, MO
Memorials can be made to American Red Cross
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