|Mary Etta Rabjohn, 70, of North Little Rock, died Monday, Jan. 31.|
She is survived by a brother, Elmer Riffle of North Little Rock; a sister, Johnnie Cazzlto of Florida; and a niece, Kathy Bowren of North Little Rock. Funeral arrangements by cremation; nlrt2/10/2000
|Marion Arms Radcliffe, 78, retired North Little Rock Elementary School teacher died Saturday, April 26, in Columbus, Ohio.|
Born in Omaha, Nebraska, she was preceded in death by her husband Arthur Dell. A graduate of Iowa State, she earned her master's at Miami of Ohio University.
She had been active in the Lakewood United Methodist Church and helped to found the Lakewood Adult Funa nd Fellowship (LAFF) group for seniors.
She is survived by her twin sister, Jean Miller of Spencer, Ind.; two sons, George Michael of Florence, S.C., and Carry David of Sunnyvale, Calif.; two daughters, Anne Weeks of Columbus, Ohio, and Dale Frizzell of Tulsa, Okla.; and two grandsons.
Burial was in the Dell family cemetery at Cresco, Iowa. The family requests that memorials be made to the Lakewood United Methodist Church.; nlrt5/1/1997
|Zetta Catherine Rambo, 98, of North Little Rock, died Saturday, May 24. She was a member of Runyan Baptist Church.|
She is preceded in death by her husband, Leonard F. Rambo.
She is survived by one son, Odus Rambo of North Little Rock; five daughters, Jean Wooldridge of Benton, Joyce Hicks of Little Rock, Opal Michaels of Maryland, Fay McCann of California, and Veora Lackey of Pine Bluff; one sister, Bertha Savage of Sikeston, Mo.; 31 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 27, at Roller-Owens Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Cypress Valley Cemetery in Vilonia. The Rev. Floyd Hines officiated.; nlrt5/29/97
|Funeral services for Mrs. Judith Seale Ramsey, aged 86, widow of Justice of the Peace W.H. Ramsey, who died suddenly at her home, 207 West Fourth street Sunday morning, were held at the First Presbyterian church Tuesday afternoon, conducted by the Rev. J.F. Ross, pastor. Burial was in Mt. Holly cemetery. Pall bearers were: Active, J.Ed. Wright, W.E. Ward, Tom Morgan, Ed Manees, Eugene Pearsall and Ed Brown. Honorary; Cyprian Paulette, Charles Freese, Jr., Conrad Harrington, Burton Robbins, Bernard Guenter, Sam Owens, W.E. McClure, R.D. Lewis, Dr. A.R. Howell, Harvey Brown, B.W. Red, W.H. Smith, George Scott, J.A. Weas, O.J. Page, C.M. Gribble, G.F. Campbell, N.E. Montgomery, Horace Chamberlain and E.B. Moseley.|
The deceased is survived by two daughters, Miss Jessie Ramsey of this city and Mrs. J.M. Griffin of San Antonio, Tex., a sister, Mrs. S.A. Smith of Chattanooga, Tenn., and four grandchildren.
Mrs. Ramsey was a pioneer resident of North Little Rock, coming to this city with the late Justice of the Peace W.H. Ramsey abut 30 years ago. They moved to 207 West Fourth street and spent the last years of their life there. Mrs. Ramsey is a native of Georgia. She was the first president of the Little Rock Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and took an active interest in the affairs of this organization. The local U.D.C. chapter is named for her. She was married to the late Justice Ramsey in 1864 at her home in Washington, Wilkes county, Georgia while he was in active service with the Confederate army. They celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary at their home here on May 1, 1914. Mr. Ramsey died May 16, 1925. Mrs. Ramsey was amember of the First Presbyterian church, where she attended regularly in spite of her declining years.; nlrt5/29/1929
|Randolph||Gregory A.||Gregory A. Randolph, 40, of North Little Rock, died Wednesday, March 24. He was born in Topeka, Kan., to Doug and Betty Randolph. He was a member of the Barrow Road Church of Christ in Little Rock.|
Survivors include his parents, Doug and Betty Randolph; two brothers, Chris Randolph of North Little Rock and Victor Randolph and wife, Cindy; and three nieces, Kaylyn, Victoria and Sara Randolph.
Funeral services were held Friday, March 26, in the chapel of Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills Funeral Home with Leon Barnes officiating.
The family requests that memorials be made to the Diabetes Association, 212 Natural Resources Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205; nlrt4/1/1999
|Ratliff||Lillie A.|| Lillie A. Ratliff, 81, of North Little Rock, died Thursday, June 22.|
She is survived by her daughter Pollie Reed of North Little Rock; three sons, Gerald Butler, of Sparks, Nev., David Butler of Nye, Mont., Grover C. Butler, Jr. of Bossier City, La.; fourteen grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday, June 26, at Huson Funeral Home Chapel, with interment in Rainey Cemetery in Roland. The family requests that memorials be made to Arkansas Hospice;nlrt6/29/2000
|Ray||Gudrun I.||Gudrun I. Ray, 61, of Fayetteville, a former employee of Brough Common's, died Saturday, Aug. 5.|
She was a member of the University Baptist Church in Fayetteville, the Hummel Club, Washington County Republican Women, Edelweiss Club and Park Hill Baptist Church.
Survivors include her mother, Emma Reichel; brother, Ernest Reichel; sister and brother-in-law, Gisela and Deiter Mahr; one niece and nephew, Sylvia and Michael; one great nephew, Lars, all of Germany; three children, Wanda, Marshell and Renata; three grandchildren, Baxter, Tyler and Kaylyn; and daughter-in-law, Phyllis.
Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 11, at Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills Chapel with interment at Roselawn Cemetery.
The family requests that memorials be made to a favorite charity.; nlrt8/24/2000
|Ray||Jimmie F.||Jimmie F. Ray, of Sherwood, 50 year member of Big Rock Masonic Lodge-Scottish Rite and the Scimitar Shrine Temple as well as a member of Bendemeer Grotto and the National Association of CCC, died Saturday, March 4. He was of the Methodist faith.|
Preceded in death by his wife, Grave V. Ray, he is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne and Pat Ray of Jacksonville, Louis and Joyce Ray of Houston; three sisters, Bertha Baker of Missouri and Beedie Minton and Levinia Guffie, both of North Little Rock; and one granddaughter, Denise Baker of Houston.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 7, at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Pinecrest Memorial Park. The family requests that memorials be made to the Shriner's Hospital for Children; nlrt3/16/2000
|Ray||Violet E.|| Violet E. Ray, 78, the organist at Levy Baptist Church for 35 years, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, at the age of 78. She was a member of Centerpoint Baptist Church, a Sunday School teacher and training union worker at Levy Baptist and a piano and organ teacher for many years.|
She is survived by her husband, C.B. Ray of North Little Rock; two sons, George Ray and wife Jeani of Denver, and David Ray and wife, Sandy of North Little Rock; one daughter, Judy Reinhardt and husband, Ken Reinhardt Jr. of Louisville, Ky.; one brother, Emery Lundquist of Ft. Smith; three half-sisters, Gladys Sandstrom of Connecticut and Doris Carlson and Alice Sullivan of Illinois; one half-brother, Melvin Carlson of Colorado; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Friday, Jan. 31, at Huson Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. K. Alvin Pitt and Al Sparkman officiating. Burial was in Edgewood Memorial Park.
The family requests that memorials be made to the Dorcas House.; nlrt2/6/1997
|Elizabeth "Liz" Blazer Rea, 76, of North Little Rock, died Monday, Oct. 12. She was a member of Baring Cross Baptist Church.|
Survivors include a son, Larry Rea of Germantown, Tenn.; a sister, Juanita Holloway of North Little Rock; grandson, Jason Rea of Memphis; and great-granddaughter, Allison Rea of Memphis.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 21, at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel with the Dr. Marty Watson officiating. Burial was in Bayou Meto Cemetery.
The family requests that memorials be made to Baring Cross Baptist Church.; nlrt10/22/1998
|Morris Lawrence "Larry" Rea, 79, of Sherwood, died Friday, June 16. He had retired from the Arkansas State Employment Security Division as a technical supervisor after 35 years of service.|
He is survived by his wife, Nora Blakeney Rea; two sisters, Ruth McKown of Benton and Mary Lois Shaw of Hot Springs; and several nephews and nieces.
A graveside service was held Tuesday, June 20, at Oliver Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Ark; nlrt6/22/2000
|Clyde "Heavy" Redman, died Wednesday, March 18, after a courageous battle with cancer. He had served his country in World War II and was decorated veteran. He was also a lifelong member of the North little Rock Optimist Club for 40 years where he served in numerous capacities. He halped and contributed to many other organizations such as the Union Rescue Mission and the Salvation Army. He worked for Union Motors/Moore Ford for more than 40 years and was a business for himself in Cabot until retirement.|
He was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Emma Redman. Survivors include James Redman; daughters and sons-in-law Rhonda and Larry Isbell and Marilyn and Harry Robertson; grandchildren, Jimbo Redman, Kaylin Redman, Travis Isbell, Valarie and David Robertson; daughter-in-law, Kay Redman.
Funeral services were held Monday, March 23, at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Hardy J. Powers officiating and Jim Redman giving the eulogy. Burial was in Oakhill Cemetery, Hot Springs.
The family requests that memorials be made to Baptist Health Hospice, 11900 Col. Glenn Road, Suite #2300, Little Rock, AR 72210; nlrt3/26/1998
|Pam Young Reece, 46, of North Little Rock, died Sunday, July. She was employed by Baptist Memorial Medical Center and was a certified nursing assistant.|
She was preceded in death by her father, L.R.Young. Survivors include her husband, Terry Reece; her mother, Vivian Nesheimand, husband Ross; sister Peggy Young Wilder of Horn Lake, Miss.; brother Larry Young of Benton; an aunt, Mary Ballard and husband, Joe, of Muskogg, Okla.; uncle, Doug Colbert and wife, Fran, of Denver; Colo.; and numerous relative and friends. Graveside services were held Thursday, July 6, at Rest Hills Memorial Park. nlrt7/13/2000
|Reeder||W.W.||Wesley W. Reeder, 49, Sylvan Hills, general foreman of the Supply Department, Missouri Pacific Lines for 30 years, died Tuesday morning in a Little Rock hospital. Born in Newport, he had been a resident of North Little Rock for 35 years. He was a member of the Baring Cross Baptist Church. North Little Rock, and was active in Northside civic affairs. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Madge Reeder; two brothers, Grant Reeder, Little Rock, and Fred Reeder, San Francisco, and two sisters, Mrs. Herman Summerfiled, and Mrs. Etta Triptow, both of Chicago. Funeral arrangements were in charge of Owens & Co.; nlrt10/20/1944|
|Freddie Thomas Reedy, 53, of Sherwood, died Thursday, Sept. 24. He was a member of Sylvan Hills Church of Christ.|
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Gilreath Reedy; three sons, Scott and wife Jennifer Reedy of Benton, and Aaron Reedy and Joshua Reedy, both of Sherwood; mother, Laverne Reedy of Quitman; brother, Eddie Reedy of Fort Worth, Texas; and two granddaughters, Sydnie and Taylor.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 26, at Roller-Owens Chapel. Burial was in Heber Springs. The family requests that memorials be made to River City Ministries, P.O. Box 2179, North Little Rock, 72115.; nlrt10/8/1998
|Fred S. Reeves, Jr., 69, of North Little Rock died Monday, Dec. 22. He was a retired warehouse supervisor at Camp Robinson.|
He is survived by his wife, Lillian Reeves; three sons, John Reeves and wife, Barbara of Sherwood, and Joe Reeves of Sherwood, Jim Reeves and his wife, Sharon of Austin, Texas; and four grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Tuesday, Dec. 30, at Little Rock National Cemetery with the Rev. Eldon Thomas officiating. The family requests that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society.; nlrt1/1/1998
|Francis R. "Barney" Reifsteck, 78, of North Little Rock died Sunday, March 21. He was born in Tebbetts, Mo. He was a U.S. Air Force World War II Veteran in the 479th Service Squadron. He attended Washington University in St. Louis and was an electrical sale engineer for Westinghouse, I-T-E, and Siemens. He was a baseball manager of Little League and American Legion for Burns Park and Lakewood. Also, he was a charter member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church and served as Sunday School superintendent for several years. He served as Commander and Quarter Master of Local VFW Post 2395.|
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Dolores Reifsteck; three sons and daughters-in-law, Robert J. and Judy Reifsteck of Harrisonburg, Va., Dr. John E. and Beth Reifsteck of Charleston, W.Va., and Timothy A. and Carol Reifsteck of Portland, Ore.; and six grandchildren, William, Julia, Emily, Susan, Christopher and Cynthia.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, March 24, at Rest Hills Memorial Park.; nlrt4/1/1999
|Ronald John Reilly, 49, opf North Little Rock, died Saturday, Jan. 9. He was manager of year operations for Union Pacific Railroad. He was president of North Heights Elementary PTA and a member of IBEW.|
Survivors include his wife, Vivian Wheeler Reily; two sons, Nell Reilly of Palmyra, Va, and Sean Reilly of North Little Rock; a daughter, Heathr Reilly of Palmyra, Fla; four stepchildren, Stephen, Paula, Sean and David Canales; his parents, Jack Reilly of Boynton Beach, Fla., and Antoinette Reilly of Freeport, N.Y.; three brothers, Paul of Seaford, N.Y., Brian of Hot Springs and John of Long Beach, N.Y.; two sisters, Loretta Cook of Freeport, N.Y., and Linda Keane of Seaford, N.Y.; nine grandchildren.
A funral mass was held Tuesday, Jan. 12, at St. Mary's Catholic Church with the Rev. Paul WOrm as celebrant. Interment was in Lonoke Co.; nlrt1/14/1999
|Inez Ford Remel, 105, of North Little Rock, widow of Jules Remel with whom she owned a tourist court business until his death, died Sunday, Nov. 17.|
Mrs. Remel was preceded in death by her son, George, her three brothers and her two sisters. Mrs. Remel was baptized early in life by her brother, Logan Ford, a Baptist minister, and was a member since 1956 of Pike Avenue Baptist Church (now Crosspoint Baptist Church) where she was a member of the Mary and Martha Sunday School Class.
She is survived by a son, Robert Remel; four grandchildren, Faye Inez Remel of North Little Rock, Nancy Finney of Sherwood, Robert W. Remel of Niceville, Florida and Danny Cook of Little Rock; five great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandsons.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 19 at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Michael Seabaugh officiating. Burial was in Edgewood Memorial Park.; nlrt11/28/1996
|Clara Dene Reynolds, 91, of North Little Rock, retired from the Little Rock School District where she had worked as an administrative secretary, died Monday, Aug. 9, in Houston, Texas.|
A native of Quitman, she was a member of Park Hill Baptist Church for 48 years and had been active in the Lakewood Garden Club.
Preceded in death by her parents, Winnie Ann and Henry Clay Castellaw and her husband, T. Preston Reynolds, she is survived by her son, Thomas J. Reynolds and one grandson, Scott Reynolds, both of Houston
Funeral services were at Park Hill Baptist Church Saturday, Aug. 14. Burial was in Rest Hills Memorial Park.
The family requests that donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 919 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1000, Chicago, Ill. 60611-1676; nlrt8/19/1999
| Joe Henry Reynolds, 74, of North Little Rock, died Saturday, Feb. 28. He was a retired salesman with Jackson Cookie Co. and a U.S. Army World War II veteran. He was a member of Crystal Valley Baptist Church.|
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lonzo and Clemmye Reynolds. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Jimmy Horton of Dover; a brother, W. James Reynolds of Amarillo, Texas; six sisters, Ella Messenger of Hot Springs, Edith Roaten of Denver, Dorothy Robertson of Conway, Geneiva Roaten of Glenmora, La., Lydia Venitta of North Little Rock and Reva Jean Fieldson of Sacramento, Calif.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 4, in the Roller-Owens Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. K. Alvin Pitt officiating. Interment was at Crestlawn Memorial Park in Conway.; nlrt3/12/1998
|James "Jim" C. Rhodes, 85, of North Little Rock, died Saturday, March 20. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and served in the 6th Armored Division as a Tank Destroyer Unit Commander in the European Theater.|
For his service, he had received the Bronze Star, Silver Star and Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy (Glynn) Rhodes of North Little Rock; and two brothers, Moffett Rhodes of Sherwood and Milton Rhodes of North Little Rock.
Private interment was held in Sheridan. The family requests that memorials be made to a favorite charity.; nlrt4/1/1999
|Alcie Dean Rice, 96, of Beebe, died Friday, Nov. 14. She was a housewife and a member of the Sylvan Hills United Methodist Church.|
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Rice.
She is survived by two daughters, Mary Dean Reynolds of North Little Rock and Verna Jean Parks of Beebe; three sisters, Ruth Price of Beebe, Margie Yoast of Searcy and Orie Reynolds of Girard, Kan.; five grandchildren, Lawrence and Karl Reynolds, Debra Hannon, Mary Canard and Martha Medlen; six great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 16 at Antioch Church with the Rev. Kelly Jones officiating,; nlrt11/27/1997
|Rice||Howard L.||Howard L. Rice, 76, of North Little Rock, died Wednesday, Feb. 12. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving as a pilot during World War II. He was a retired insurance salesman and of the Baptist faith. He is survived by one son, Joe Rice of Little Rock; three daughters, Ann Rice Miller and Susan Rice, both of Little Rock and Nancy High of North Carolina; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.|
Graveside services were held Friday, Feb. 14, at Edgewood Memorial Park.; nlrt2/20/97
|Moulton Jim "Speedy" Rice, 71, of North Little Rock, a retired sales manager for Fireman's Fund Insurance, died Friday, Feb. 7.|
Mr. Rice worked in the insurance business for 37 years. A decorated Navy Veteran of World War II, he served as an Aviation Radioman on the USS Hornet in the South Pacific. He had been a resident of North Little Rock since1956, having moved from Little Rock where he attended Little Rock High School and Little Rock Jr. College. He was a Charter Member of Lakewood United Methodist Church, North Hill Country Club, and numerous insurance organizations. He received an Arkansas Certificate of Merit from the governor for outstanding citizenship and interest in public service when he retired in 1985.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Billie Jo; his daughter; Terry Rice Clark; his son and daughter-in-law, Richmond W. and Sheila Thompson Rice; and one granddaughter, Tara Elizabeth Clark.
Graveside services were held Monday, Feb. 10, at Little Rock National Cemetery. The family requests that memorials be made to Baptist Hospice.; nlrt2/13/97
|Nathan "d" Rice, 83, of North Little Rock, a retired truck driver with Arkansas Culvert & Supply Co., died Wednesday, Oct. 14. He was of the Baptist faith.|
Preceded in death by a son, Nathan "Eddie" Rice Jr., and a brother, John S. Rice, he is survived by his wife, Betha Rice; five sons, William H. "Bill" Rice of Knoxville, Tenn. Charles Aubrey Rick of Pekin, Ill. and Henry Rice, Bob Rice and D.L. Burleson, all of North Little Rock; four daughters, Dana D. Watson of Little Rock, Faye A. Blake of North Little Rock, Brenda S. Dotson of Hot Springs and Norma Johnson of Kissimmee, Fla.; brother, William L. "Bill" Rice of Lonoke; two sisters, Lena Bell Westerman of Lonoke and Lillie Irene Carter of Dolgeville, N.Y.; 19 grandchildren; and 37 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Monday, Oct. 19, at Rest Hills Memorial Park.
The family requests that memorials be made to the American Heart Foundation.; nlrt10/22/1998
|Rice||Robert F.||Lt. Robert Franklin Rice, of the U.S. Army was killed on November 11 in Germany, his wife, Mrs. Adeline Ketzcher of this city has been informed by the War Department. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. T.H. Rice, New Vienna, O. He was graduated from the New Vienna High School and attended Wilmington College in Ohio. He trained at Camp Robinson and Ft. Ord, Cal., prior to going overseas in August, 1944.; nlrt12/8/1944|
|Roberta Magnolia Rice, 85, of North Little Rock, died Monday, Nov. 16. She was sometime affectionately call "Bert" or "Aunt Bert." She was a charter member of Lynch View Baptist Church.|
She is preceded in death by a son, Bobby E. Rice, and a daughter, Dorothy Jean Skipper.
She is survived by four sons, John C. Rice of Austin, Texas, Bill W. Rice of Scott, the Rev. Larry Rice of Marvell and the Rev. Paul Rice of North Little Rock; two sisters, Mary Vermillion and Louise Rohaus, both of Kansas City; 20 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces andnephews.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 18, at Lynch View Baptist Church in North Little Rock, with the Revs. James Ray Raines and Allen Brown officiating.; nlrt11/19/1998
|Helen Worsham Richards, 70 of North Little Rock, a member of Central Baptist Church in Noth Little Roc and a member of the Jewel Chapter of the Eastern Star where she was past worthy matron, died Tuesday, March 27.|
Survivors include her husband, Bill Richards; three daughters and sons-in-law Linda and Steve Morgan of Sherwood, Jo Ann and David Duke of Maumelle, Kathy and Doug Hatcher of Cabot; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother and sister-in-law, Lyman and Mary Worsham of Little Rock and a sister-in-law, Tommie Worsham of North Little Rock. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Jason Hatcher.
Funeral services were held Friday, March 30, at North Little Rock Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. K. Alvin Pitt officiating. urial was at Edgewood Memorial Park; nlrt4/5/2001
|Richardson||Don||Don Richardson, 66, of Jacksonville, died Sunday, Dec. 17. He spent most of his time preaching biweekly at Marcella Church of Christ.|
His parents, Pearlie Anderson and Boyd Richardson preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife of 44 years Jane Richardson; sons, Lanny Richardson of Booneville, David Richardson of Sherwood, Paul Richardson of Cabot; daughters, Beth Payne and Natalie Richardson, both of Jacksonville, Donna Williams of Wye Mountain; grandchildren, Tanya and Antonio Payne of Jacksonville, Brandolynne and Ashley Richardson of Sherwood, Joseph and Michael Armes of Missouri, Rachel Armes of Jacksonville, Kelsey, Preston, and Logan Richardson, all of Cabot, Brennan and Bradley Williams of Wye Mountain; five great-grandchildren; mother, Ince Richardson of Marcella; a sister, Mary Eggers of Mountain View.
Funeral serices were held Wednesday, Dec. 20, at North Jacksonville Church of Christ with Leroy Wood officiating. Burial followed at Rest Hills Memorial Park. The family requests that memorials be made to Arkansas Hospice.; nlrt12/21/2000
|George Grady Richardson, 68, of North Little Rock, died Friday, Dec. 18.|
Survivors include wife Ruby Geraldine Richardson; mother, Hazel Richardson of Rienzi, Miss.; daughters, Kathy Smith and Debbie Brown, both of Tennessee, and Sarah Kelley and Leslie Richardson, both of North Little Rock; son, Dennie Richardson of Reagan, Tenn.; brother, Harold Richardson of Corinth, Miss.; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Dec. 20, in the Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills Funeral Home chapel. Burial was at Rest Hills Memorial Park.; nlrt12/31/1998
|Richey||Pauline B.||Pauline B. Richey, 90 of North Little Rock, died Thursday, May 27.|
Survived by one daughter, Rose Ann Richey of North Little Rock; one son, Robert L. Richey of Atlanta; one sister, Ora Lee Jackson of Lonoke; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday, May 30, in the chapel of Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills Funeral Home.; nlrt6/3/99
|Mary Marchese Ridder, 62, of North Little Rock, died Thursday, Jan. 1. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in North Little Rock, Catholic Daughters and Columbian Ladies Auxillary.|
Mrs. Ridder was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Ridder.
Survivors include four brothers, Frank Marchese and John Marchese both of Kenner, La., Anthony Marchese of Metairie, La., and Sam Marchese of North Little Rock; a sister, Ann Nicolosi of Pasadena, Texas.
Funeral Mass was held Monday, Jan. 5, at St. Mary's Catholic Church with the Revs. Paul Worm and Scott Marczuk officiating. Entombment was in Rest Hills Mausoleum.; nlrt1/15/1998
|Riddle||John F.||John F. Riddle, 49, of Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of North Little Rock, died Thursday, March 16, after a long and brave fight with cancer.|
He was a graduate of North Little Rock High School, the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, the University of Illinois at Champagne-Urbana and Loyola University.
He served in Germany in the U.S. army. He was a materials manager for AG Communications, a consultant for Brunswick Corp., and taught management courses at the University of Phoenix.
Friends and family members knew him as a financial wizard with a rapier wit and an avid reader and crossword puzzle enthusiast who loved camping and exploring with wife of 25 years, Cynthia Lukas and best friend and brother-in-law, Billy Arnold.
He wa a member of the Community of Blessed Sacrament Church in Scottsdale.
Other survivors include his parents, Col.(Ret) and Mrs. Harry H. Riddle of Sherwood; sisters, Marilyn Carlock of Sherwood, Ann Blaylock and husband Don and Jane Fletcher, both of North Little Rock; brother, Joe Riddle of Little Rock; mother-in-law Margaret Lukas; sister-in-law, Judy Arnold; godchildren Matt and Meghen Arnold, all of Shawnee, Kan.; five nephews; three nieces; and two great-nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, March 22, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in North Little Rock with Msgr. Francis Malone officiating.
The family requests that memorials be made to the Phoenix Rescue Mission, Habitat for Humanity or the Make-A-Wish Foundation.; nlrt3/23/2000
|Rigby||Rose||Rose Rigby, 85, of North Little Rock died Friday, April 10. She was a member of First Pentecostal Church in North Little Rock.|
Survivors include two daughters, Rose Mary Procopio and Anna Ruth Rigby; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; and one sister.
Funeral services were held Monday, April 13, at First Pentecostal Church. Burial followed at Rest Hills Memorial Park.; nlrt4/16/1998
|Thomas "Tommy" Riggs Jr., 57, formerly of North Little Rock, an entertainer, singer and songwriter, died Saturday, July 29 in Nashville, Tenn.|
Born in Beebe, he was a graduate of North Little Rock High School and was known as Rock Robbins on KAAY during the 60s and 70s. He performed at many proms and entertained from New York to Las Vegas. One of his songs "Children of My Own," was performed by John Davidson on the Tonight Show.
He spent his most recent years in Nashville, where he performed at The Stockyard Bullpen Lounge.
Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Kelly and Paul Hollowell of Nashville; twin sons, Steve Riggs II and Rennie Riggs, both of Austin, Texas; mother Stella Riggs of Dallas; parents, T. Harold and Bernice Riggs of North Little Rock; brother and sister-in-law, Dana and Johnny Hudspeth of Beebe; sister and brother-in-law, Deby and Neal Wood of Conway; and two granddaughters.
A memorial service was held Saturday, Aug. 5, in Nashville.
The family requests that memorials be made to the Cancer Society, Alive Hospice in Nashville or Park Hill Baptist Church Building Fund.; nlrt8/17/2000
|Eva Elizabeth Ringer, 101, of North Little Rock, died Saturday, March 18. She was a devout member of Highway Baptist Church of North Little Rock.|
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dewey Ringer, a son, Benjamin Ringer, one grandchild and one great-grandchild.
Survivors include two daughters, Floye Lemons of Tucker, Ark., and Mary Nell Robinson of North Little Rock; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 21, at Highway Baptist Church with the Rev. Ken Dawson officiating.
Interment was in Arkansas Memorial Gardens.; nlrt3/23/2000
|Melvin Earl Ringgold, 73, of Jacksonville, died Monday, Sept. 6. He was a World War II and Korean War Veteran with 10 years service in the U.S. Navy, a retired electrician and member of I.B.E.W., Local Union 295, and a member of Bayou Meto Baptist Church.|
Survivors include his wife, Lucy Viola Collins Ringgold; four sons, Don RInggold of North Little Rock, ROnald Ringgold of Jacksonville, Lary Ringgold of Conway and Gary Ringgold of Jacksonville; two daughters, Gwendolyn Lenderman of Lonoke and Pamela Waldren of Fayetteville; two brothers, Bill Ringgold of Virginia and Jimmy Ringgold of Texas; 11 grandchildren,; and one great-grandchild.
Funreal services were held Thursday, Sept. 9, at Bayou Meto Baptist Church with the Rev. Randy Owen officiating. Interment followed in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Cabot. The family requests that memorials be made to Bayou Meto Baptist Church.; nlrt 9/16/1999
|Ritchie||Thomas P.||Thomas P. Ritchie, 76, of Hot Springs Village, a U.S. Army veteran and district sales manager with General Foods Corp. until his retirement, died Wednesday, Nov. 29, at a local hospital. He was a member of Presbyterian Kirk in the Pines.|
He is survived by his wife, Anne Ritchie of Hot Springs Village; two daughters, Jennifer Johnson of Bloomington, Minn., and Nan Perry and husband Rob, also of Bloomington; a brother and sister-in-law, Ralph E and Judy Ritchie of North Little Rock; and four grandchildren, Benjamin and Brady Johnson, Samuel and Sophie Perry.
Memorial services were held Monday, Dec. 4, at Presbyterian Kirk in the Pines withthe Rev. Samuel Pope officiating. Interment was private. The family requests that memorials be made to Habitat for Humanity.; nlrt12/14/2000