Rita Partridge Hargrove May died unexpectedly at her home in Kaufman, Texas on Tuesday, February 10, 2019, at the age of 65.
Rita is survived by two daughters, six sons, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, two sisters, two brothers, one aunt, and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 35 years, two sisters and three brothers.
Rita (Mom, Mawmaw) was born on November 16, 1953, in Dallas, Texas to Tom and Sara Partridge. She graduated from The University of Texas at Dallas. She was a special education teacher for many years before becoming an accomplished mortgage underwriter.
Rita was a cheerful, funny woman who could make everyone around her laugh. She also got great joy in posting funny photos and videos of her grandson Brody. She will be greatly missed by her family, extended family, and an abundance of friends.
A funeral is scheduled for Saturday, February 16th at 2pm at Lynch Funeral Service located at 4238 Highway 34 South Greenville, Texas. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Rita’s life. Family visitation will also be held at Lynch Funeral Service on Friday, February 15 from 6 to 8pm. Reverand D.G. Hargrove will officiate the ceremony. Interment will follow at Lynch Cemetery in Point, Texas.