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Ilah Janice Ruple, age 93

Ilah Janice Ruple, 93, of Sherwood, Arkansas passed away Friday, April 22, 2022 at home. She was born November 27, 1928 to Willard and Sadie Rollow in Russellville, Arkansas.

She loved working for 4-H, making crafts, crossword puzzles, bird watching and spending time with her family. She was a founding member of Cherrywood Missionary Baptist Church.

Ilah is preceded in death by her parents Willard and Sadie Rollow; her husband Walter Ruple; her children Vickie Huston and Gary Ruple; and her sisters Ina Dell Ising and Margaret Cook.

Ilah is survived by her son-in-law Michael Huston; her grandchildren Terry Huston, Sarah, Stephanie, and Steven Ruple; her great grandchildren Cody and Zach Huston, Eva-Rose and Zoe Massaad, and Edward Girouard-Band; her great-great grandchildren Aubrey, Waylon, and Cache Huston, and Brinlee Geracci; and her brother James Rollow (Patsy).

A family hosted graveside service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service. 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.


  • Amanda Stacks Posted April 29, 2022 5:20 PM

    Gonna miss her to the moon and back

  • Ron and Catherine Hughes Posted April 30, 2022 3:15 PM

    We are sorry for your loss. Losing a mother is never easy.We hope you and your family are doing OK.

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