Mattie Ruth Ricks, 78, of Dermott, passed away Monday, July 9, 2018.

She was born at Montrose, on February 25, 1940 to the late Donnie and Irma Bonney Knight.

Mrs. Ricks enjoyed gardening and canning fruits and vegetables. She loved her family, especially her children and grandchildren. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Monticello.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George W. Ricks; son, David Ricks; daughter, Tammy Peacock.

Survivors include her son, Harold Ricks and his wife Tommye of Clarksville, Tennessee; sisters, Ruby Almond of West Monroe, Louisiana and Nancy Sturgeon of Star City; six grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, July 12, at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in McGehee.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 13. Burial will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Monticello.

Arrangements by Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service of McGehee.


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