Obituary - Sept. 7, 2016

Jennie Lou Richards, 67, of Cedarville passed away Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016, at a local hospital. She was a homemaker and she was the youngest of 12 children. She was a member of the Cedarville First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents O.Y. and Lillie (Gordon) Collins; and several brothers and sisters.

Survivors are her husband, Clarence Richards of the home; two sons, Anthony Richards and wife Sandra of Cedarville and Darrell Richards and wife Amie of Van Buren; one sister, Gerry Carter of Hollywood, Ark.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Cedarville First Baptist Church with burial at Salem Cemetery under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

Pallbearers will be Caleb Richards, Jacob Richards, Harold Adams III, Jeff Hughes, Wesley Harp and Cruz Rhea.

Honorary pallbearers will be the deacons of Cedarville Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church at Cedarville, 10744 N. Arkansas 59, Cedarville, AR 72932.

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