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Virginia Mae Ruffin
January 11, 1939 - April 3, 2020

Mrs. Virginia Ruffin of Trumann, departed this life on Friday, April 3, 2020 at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, AR at the age of 81 years, 2 months and 23 days.  She was born Wednesday, January 11, 1939 in and a lifetime resident of Trumann.  Virginia was retired from WalMart and was a member of First Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Bonnie Richards Buchcanon.       She is survived by one daughter, Barbara Roe and husband Kyle of Trumann; two sons, Bruce Ruffin of Bono and Bryan Ruffin of Trumann; six grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.       In compliance with health and public safety directives, the funeral arrangement for Mrs. Virginia Ruffin will be private.  Burial will be in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home.        Online guest book can be signed at  www.thompsonfuneralhome.net

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  1. Hal Saunders, Jonesboro, AR says

    I just saw this. It may be a little late but I'm going to pray for you guys.

  2. Linda McDaniel, Trumann says

    Your family is in my prayers during this sad time. Loved your mom. Cling to your memories.

  3. Susan (Carr) McGruder, Marion, Arkansas says

    So sorry to hear of Ms. Virginia passing away. She was such a wonderful and special friend to my Mother for so many years. Wishing all the family peace, love, and comfort now and in the days ahead.

  4. Ken and Melody Conatser, Jonesboro, Arkansas says

    We were so sorry to hear of Virginia’s passing. The Ruffin family is a great family. We cherished getting to know each of you. Virginia was always so friendly and accepting. We will miss her. We pray for comfort for your entire family.

  5. Melanie thigpen, Trumann says

    So sorry for your loss. She was a great friend and lady

  6. Gary and Lala Smith, Trumann Ar says

    So sorry to hear about Virginia she was a old family friend I never remember not knowing her and her Mom and Dad. Our prayers are with the family . Lala (Grimes) Smith and Gary

  7. Tad and Sherry Rogers, Mountain Home, Arkansas says

    Virginia was an incredible blessing to her family, church, community and all who knew her. She was a faithful and committed Christian who will be missed greatly. Our prayers are with you guys.

  8. Lynn Osment, Trumann, AR. 72472 says

    The Ruffin family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  9. Irma Kyle, Denison, TX says

    I am so sorry to hear this sad news. I've known Virginia all my life! I know she will be missed. Prayers for the family! Love to all!

  10. Suzanne Sloan , Trumann says

    She will be missed a lot. My prayers are with you all at this time and in days to come..

  11. Amy Martin Privett, Jonesboro says

    I am so sorry to hear of Virgina's passing. I have fond memories of her growing up in the church. Very sweet lady that will be missed. Prayers for your family!!

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