Departing this life at age 88 as gracefully as she lived it, Alice Ruth "Nonnie" Richardson (Garrison) of Alpena, AR, joined her Heavenly Father on Friday, February 2nd 2018.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, Ida Alice Witherspoon-Garrison and Eddie Ruth Garrison, her oldest sister, Juanita Joe Marshall, younger brother, Edward Burton Garrison, her husband J.A. "Hoover" Poppy Richardson, her son, James E. "Jim" Richardson, and one granddaughter, Jaime Richardson.
Ruth is survived by one sister, Winnie Jetton Richardson of Harrison, her daughter, Lucretia Richardson and son-in-law Mike Davis of Alpena, her grandchildren, Bill Mills, Brea Poyner, John Mills, Janese Mills, Jarrod Richardson, Jim Williams, Lucas Richardson, Cody Richardson, Eddie Richardson and their spouses, as well as many great-grandchildren, step great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and countless friends.
She loved reading and participating in the Alpena Historical Society. But her passions were her Alpena Methodist Church and being Hoover's partner for 60 years.
Celebration Of Life will be at the Alpena Methodist Church at 10:00 AM on Saturday, February 17, 2018 with Rachael Krest officiating. Private interment at Alpena Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers please give to Hospice of the Hills, 501 East Sherman, Harrison, AR 72601, Alpena Methodist Church or the charity of your choice.
On line condolences may be made at www.smithfamilyfuneralhome.net