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Emma Ruth Richard, 76

Emma Ruth Richard, 76, of Lonoke passed away on Friday, October 13, 2017.  She was born in Mabelvale, Arkansas, on April 14, 1941 to Herschel and Lillie Dollar.

She preceded in death by her parents, one son Robert Paul Richard, one sister, Francis Gibson and a brother Herschel Dollar.

She is survived by her loving husband Robert Richard, one daughter Celinda Boldin; three sons, Russell Richard, Randy Richard, and Jarrod Richard; nine grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren; and three sisters, Ann Pollard, Pat Dollar and Sherry Ledbetter.

A family hosted memorial will be held at 3:30 P.M. on Wednesday, October 25th at 395 Joyner Loop Road in Lonoke.   The family would like to ask in lieu of flowers that donations be made in her name to any First Arkansas Bank and Trust location.

Cremation arrangements are under the trusted care and direction of A Natural State Funeral Service in Jacksonville.   On line guest book available at


  • Cheryl kovach Posted October 14, 2017 2:21 PM

    Sorry for your loss

  • Randy and mashelle Posted October 14, 2017 10:29 PM

    Rest in peace I love you

  • Joe and Amanda Mckeever Posted October 15, 2017 1:57 AM

    We love all y’all and continue to keep the entire family in our prayers she will be missed by many I have been thinking about all the memories I have of her I can’t believe such an amazing and wonderful kind loving woman is gone fly high mom

  • Nikki McCormick Posted October 15, 2017 2:09 AM

    My prayers are with you I love u all

  • Laronda Nell Daugherty Posted October 15, 2017 4:12 AM

    My prayers are with y’all. My sincere condolences.

  • Laronda Nell Daugherty Posted October 15, 2017 4:16 AM

    My prayers and love are with y’all.

  • Vicki Richard Posted October 15, 2017 4:40 AM

    I will miss you Ruth, go be at peace .I love you.

  • Brandy Goodman Posted October 15, 2017 9:17 AM

    Prayers from our family to yours

  • Brooke Navolt Posted October 15, 2017 6:29 PM


  • Kimberly Buchberger Posted October 15, 2017 7:20 PM

    Love and prayers to the family.

  • Tracy VanWinkle Posted October 16, 2017 3:43 PM

    She touched so many lives. She will always and forever be in my heart.

  • Sue Hamilton Hunter Posted October 16, 2017 4:07 PM

    My sincere condolences to Robert and the family. May she rest in peace.

  • Kimberly and James Warner Posted October 16, 2017 10:17 PM

    We are very sorry for your loss. If there is anything we can do please let us know..

  • Randy mobbs Posted October 18, 2017 12:46 PM

    Ruth was always so friendly to me.

  • Larry and Tsianina Davis Posted October 21, 2017 6:36 PM

    Robert, sorry to hear about Ruth’s passing..We will keep you in our prayers.

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