Born Oct. 6, 1942, in Maryland, she was a daughter of the late Clarence Edward Ritchie, Jr. and Helen Long Ritchie.
Mrs. Rexrode was a loving, devoted, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. She will be remembered for her great love for her family and friends.
Her husband of 62 years, Paul Leo Rexrode, survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Belinda R. Hammer (Timothy) and Patricia R. Dill (TA.); six grandchildren, Ashley Hammer, Jesica Davis (Andrew), Thomas Dill, III (Adriana), Kailey Martin (Gregory), Geoffrey Dill and Zoe Dill; four great-grandchildren, Zachary Davis, Thomas Dill, IV, William Davis and Maverick Dill; a brother, Gary Ritchie (Judy); five sisters, Joyce Good, Cindy Mace (Bobby), Kay Lee (Rick), Alice Ritchie and Shelby Almond (Gary); a brother-in-law, Ralph Chadwick; and a sister-in-law, Diane Ritchie.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Paul Leo Rexrode, Jr.; two brothers, Eddie Ritchie and Donnie Ritchie; and a sister, Carolyn Chadwick.
A celebration of life service will be conducted at 3 p.m. today in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Service in Lynchburg, Virginia, with Pastor Thomas A. Dill, Sr. officiating. Burial will be held at 1 p.m. in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Franklin.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Memories and thoughts may be shared with the family at www.heritagefuneralandcremation.com.