Dorothy Wright Ritter, 99

Dorothy Wright Ritter, 99, of Falmouth, passed away on Friday, December 15, 2017, at the Cedar Ridge Health Campus in Cynthiana.  Born on August 24, 1918 in Pendleton County, she was one of two children born to Asa and Alice Wyatt Wright. A sister, Helen Hampton, predeceased her on January 12, 1999. On February 8, 1942, she married Wilbur Theodore Ritter, and her dear husband of 66 years predeceased her on July 10, 2008. Dorothy was a retired homemaker and lifelong member of the Richland Baptist Church, Harrison County.  She was also a former teacher for the Northern Kentucky Mental Retardation Board, a member of the Northern Kentucky Mental Retardation Board of Directors, and a volunteer at the Pendleton County Library.  She and her late husband spent their retirement years between homes in Falmouth and Clearwater, FL. She is survived by two children: Larry Ritter of Falmouth, KY and Sue (Jim) Gray of Georgetown, KY; two grandchildren: LeeAnn Gray and Jimmy Gray of St. Petersburg, FL; one great grandchildren, Ivy Gray of St. Petersburg, FL; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., on Monday, December 18, 2017, at the Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth, with Bro. Richard Kendall officiating.  Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. preceding the service. Interment will take place in the Riverside Cemetery, Falmouth. Memorials are suggested to the Richland Cemetery Fund: c/o Woodhead Funeral Home, 310 W. Shelby Street, Falmouth, KY 41040 or the Riverside Cemetery, 409 Ridgeway Avenue, Falmouth, KY 41040. Online condolences may be sent to the family at