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Windy Lynn Ritchie
March 26, 1955 - January 21, 2020

Mrs. Windy Lynn Ritchie of Lake City, AR departed this life on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, AR at the age of 64 years, 9 months, and 26 days.  She was born Saturday, March 26, 1955 in Decatur, Alabama and lived most of her lifetime in the Bay and Lake City area.  She worked at Butterball in Jonesboro and considered her co-workers as her family and was of the Church of God Faith.  She was preceded in death by 2 sisters, 1 brother and her parents, Frank and Clara Tunstill Upton.       She is survived by her husband, Aaron Ritchie; three sons, Chason Hellenthal, Brandon Hellenthal, both of Lake City, AR and Aaron Hellenthal of Jonesboro, AR; one brother, Frank Upton of Lake City, AR; two sisters, Diane Ramsey of Lake City, AR and Pansey Cox of Paragould, AR; 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.                       Visitation will be Sunday afternoon from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann.  A Celebration of Life will follow in the chapel  at 3:00 p.m. with Bro. Rick Jensen officiating.  Burial will be Monday morning at 11:00 a.m. at Bowman Cemetery in Lake City.        Online guest book at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net

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Visitation

January 26, 2020
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Thompson Funeral Home Chapel
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472
(870)483-6311

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Funeral Service

January 26, 2020
03:00 PM

Thompson Funeral Home Chapel
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472
(870)483-6311

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Graveside Service

January 27, 2020
11:00 AM

Bowman Cemetery

Lake City, AR 72437

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  1. Jimmy & Ruthe Tunstill, Michigan says

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all our family durning this difficult time. Windy you will be missed, but we know where you are, at the side of our Jesus. Love you.

  2. Jeani Hesse, Saugatuck, Michigan says

    Boys, i am sorry to hear mom is gone. I remember the first time i met her. Im smiling thinking of the memory. Prayers for all of you. Memories are what will get you through this hard time. She sure loved you boys never ever doubt that. I pray that our Lord lay his hand where it is needed and bless each and everyone of you! Love you all!

  3. Amanda Hellenthal, Jonesboro Arkansas says

    Windy I love and miss you so much. I'm glad i got the honor of giving u 3 beautiful granddaughter's. They love u so much and miss u. You was a strong woman and always been there for me even when I was n the wrong or how mad at me u was u was always there. You r forever going to be missed and nobody could ever laugh and joke around like u. You was an amazing mother in law meemaw and great meemaw to my girls my grandbabies and me.

  4. Ken and Annette Bowman , Mountain Home says

    May God comfort you at this time in the loss of your Mother. Her laughter will always be remembered.

  5. Connie Willoughby Bradsher, Alabama says

    I remember Windy being my best friend in second grade at Cedar Park Elementary School. I think she moved to Bay either during that year or after that year. I was heartbroken. I am so sorry for your loss.

  6. Sonny, West Olive Michigan says

    Aunt Wendy you will be greatly missed by your friends and family It was always a pleasure every time we visited you always had a smile on your face and laughture in your voice. No matter how long we were gone you always made us feel like we never apart. love and miss you and Wendy.May the grace of God be with you.

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