Armilla Marie Burden

February 6, 1945 - October 30, 2019

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Monday, November 4, 2019 11:00 AM Freshwater, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home


Visitation Sunday, November 3, 2019 from 2:00 PM-5:00 PM at Freshwater, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home

Armilla Marie Burden, 74 of Russells Point, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 in her residence.

She was born February 6, 1945 in Waverly, Ohio the daughter of Homer William and Minnie Alice (Fairchild) Rittenhouse. Armilla was a member of the Hill Crest Baptist Church. She enjoyed her garden and flowers, playing her DoJo, crocheting, ceramics, boating, fishing, playing cards and going to church. She especially loved being with her grandkids and family.

Armilla is survived by her loving husband of 40 years, Richard “Dick” Burden Sr. of Russells Point; her daughters, Arleen Neely of Bellefontaine and Ethel (John) Price of Cable; her sons Timothy (Vicky) Litteral of Marango and Paul (Cindy) Litteral of South Charleston; her step-son, Richard Burden Jr. of Russells Point; 19 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; brothers, Dale (Carol) Rittenhouse of Mansfield and Ellis (Connie) Rittenhouse of Woodstock; sisters, Lois Ewing of Mansfield, Sheila (Dennis) Herron of North Lewisburg, Lucille Coleman of Bellefontaine and sister-in-laws, Phyllis Rittenhouse and Annette Rittenhouse.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Duane Rittenhouse, Rodney Rittenhouse, Denise Herron, Troy Hudson, Mike Rittenhouse, Jim Coleman, Dick Ewing and stepmother, Ruth Rittenhouse.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-5 p.m.  on Sunday, November 3, 2019 in the FRESHWATER, MCDONALD & VERNON FUNERAL HOME, North Lewisburg. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 4, 2019 in the funeral home with Pastor Daniel McCarty officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, North Lewisburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rita’s Hospice, 959 W. North St., Lima, Ohio 45805.

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Carl & Susan Spain - Nov 1, 2019
So sorry for your loss, may the Lord comfort you today and the days a head
Sandra Herron Evilsizor - Oct 31, 2019
You were loved by all and will be missed by all. Prayers for your family
George and Shelley Wood - Oct 31, 2019
You will be sadly missed

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