Jonnie Maxine Richmond, 78, of Fort Smith passed from this life June 10, 2018, in Fort Smith. She was born May 15, 1940, in Alma, to the late Clarence and Lena Wright Vanderheiden. Jonnie had worked in the office at C. Bean Transport and was a member of Massard Missionary Baptist Church. She was a devoted mother and grandmother who loved her family deeply.

She is survived by her daughter, Sherri Fulton and her husband Eddie of Fort Smith; her sister, Peggy White and her husband James of Everett, Wash., as well as her grandson, Aaron Fulton. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Billy Lee Vanderheiden.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Edwards Funeral Home Chapel with visitation being from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow the service at Gracelawn Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.

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