Patricia Faye Rickford, 66, of Benton, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2013. She was born April 27, 1947, in Benton. Mrs. Rickford was a member of Old Union Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Dulsie Howard; her husband of 45 years, Clifford Rickford; two brothers, J.W. and Ronnie Howard and a sister, Mary Young.
She is survived by three daughters, Sheila Isom of Benton, Angelia Cates and husband Jimmy of Benton and Kelly McAnear and husband Jerry of Hot Springs; a brother, Alvin Howard of Benton; three sisters, Joy Hays of Texas, Rita Heinze of Texas and Jan Reynolds of Prattsville; six grandchildren, Amanda Turner, Chase Cates, Zach Isom, Miranda Isom, Trey McAnear and Carson Cates; and two great-grandchildren, Cara Lynn Long and K.J. Isom.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at Forest Hills Cemetery with the Rev. Kim Hammer officiating.
Memorials may be made to Saline Memorial Hospice, 23157 Interstate 30, Bryant, AR 72022.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com .
Family comments: She was a devoted wife, mother and caregiver her whole life. She dearly loved her family and her family dearly loved her.