Geneva Moore Ritter, 81, passed away Thursday, August 1, 2019 at FirstHealth Hospice House, Pinehurst, NC.

Funeral Service will be 3:00 PM, Sunday, August 4, 2019 at Acorn Ridge Baptist Church, with Dr. John Williamson and Reverend Edwin Moore officiating.    Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Geneva was a native of Moore County.  She worked in textiles and on the family poultry farm.  She loved her flower garden and also watching the visiting hummingbirds.  Geneva was a loving daughter, wife, mother and grandmother. She cared for many dogs over the years.and she loved her latest, “Lucy”.  She was a daughter of the late Harrison and Ethel Brown Moore and was preceded in death by husband Lacy Ritter and siblings: Warren Moore, Ruby Robinson, Alma Ledbetter and Thema Brown.  Her loving companion, “Rowdy” also preceded her in death.

Geneva is survived by daughter: Vicki Cagle and husband Billy; granddaughter: Shannon Sheffield and husband Adam; step grandchildren:  Diane Price and husband Tim, Leann Cagle; great grandson: Treaton; step great grandchildren: Patrick, Paige, Megan, Trevor, Carrie; 5 step great great grandchildren; brothers: Gilbert Moore, Kivan Moore; many nieces, nephews and friends 

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to FirstHealth Hospice House, 150 Applecross Rd., Pinehurst, NC or your favorite animal charity.

Kennedy Funeral Home is honored to serve the Ritter Family.

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  1. We thought a lot of Geneva and her family. We extend our prayers and sympathy to her family. Look to the Lord for the comfort which only He can give!!

  2. It was a blessing to get to meet Ms Geneva even though it was only for a short time. Y’all are in my thoughts and prayers.- 

  3. We will certainly miss Geneva her sweet smile and gentle voice. We will always cherish the baby quilt she made for Lindsay . What a good woman. Praying that God will give you strength for this time. Love, Craig and Brenda Pickler

  4. Vickie, so sorry to hear about your Mother. I know there is a void in your heart. Remember she is not gone, she is just waiting. May God hold you near to him.

  5. One of the greatest pleasures in life is to have friends. Ms Geneva was a true treasure. Praying that the family will feel God’s comfort during the days ahead.

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