Rita Faye (Howard) McCarty

Born: Tue., Jul. 26, 1955
Died: Thu., Sep. 23, 2021


5:00 PM Sun., Sep. 26, 2021
Location: Mathers-Gaunce Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Sep. 27, 2021
Location: Mathers-Gaunce Funeral Home

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Rita Faye Howard McCarty, 66, wife of Ron McCarty, passed away Thursday, September 23, 2021 at her daughter’s home. 

Born July 26, 1955 in Bourbon County to the late Jack & Maudie Moore Howard, she was a graduate of Bourbon County High School and member of the Peyton’s Lick Christian Church. Rita loved crocheting and spending time with her grandchildren.

Additional survivors include a son, Ronnie (Mary) McCarty, of Alamogordo, New Mexico; 3 daughters: Helen (Jamie) Littleton, of Pace, Florida, Debbie (Adam) Ryden, of Lakewood, California, and Liz (Jeremy) McCord, of Carlisle; 2 brothers: John (Roberta) Howard and Ollie Howard; 5 sisters: Helen Howard, Anna Smoot, Peggy Halsey, Barbara (James) Fryman and Shirley  (Roger) Mattox; 5 grandchildren: Tress, Christian & Cheyanne Daniels, Ryan McCarty and Aubri McCord, along with several nieces, nephews & cousins.

Also preceding her in death were 2 brothers, Harry & James “Buster” Howard, and 2 sisters: Louise Wagoner & Addie Jefferson. 

Services will be 11:00 A.M. Monday, September 27, 2021 at Mathers-Gaunce Funeral Home by Bro. Chuck Perry with burial to follow in Carlisle Cemetery. 

Visitation will be after 5:00 P.M. Sunday.

Charitable donations may be made in Rita 's memory to the following organization:

Cancer Care Club
P.O. Box 189, Flemingsburg, Kentucky 41041
Tel: 606-748-4524

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