Dorothy Jean Ridenhour of Waldron, Arkansas went to be with her Lord and Savior, Tuesday, December 15, 2020, in Waldron, Arkansas. Dorothy was born August 4,1932 in Waldron, Arkansas to James and Versie Rogers. Dorothy was 88 years old. She became a member of Winfield Baptist Church in July of 1957 and was a faithful servant of the Lord.
Dorothy was always concerned about others, putting her family's needs above her own. When her children were young, Dorothy and Rainey's house was the gathering place for all the kids in the Winfield community.
Dorothy leaves behind to cherish her memory, her children: Elaine Hale and husband Ron, Don Ridenhour and Dan Ridenhour and wife Christal all of Waldron, Arkansas. Ma will forever remain in the hearts of her grandchildren: Ashley Ridenhour, Garrett Hale, Madison VanRavensway, Kaleb Ridenhour, Evan Ridenhour, Owen Ridenhour, Brian Jones, Brandon Jones and Amenda Naylor as well as her 14 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren. Dorothy will be missed by all who knew her and the many whose lives she impacted including a host of extended family, friends and neighbors.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Rainey, one son Justin, one newborn daughter, her parents (James and Versie Rogers), one brother, Jerry Rogers and one nephew, Russell Rogers. Dorothy's graveside life celebration will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 17, 2020, at the Sehorn Cemetery in Waldron, Arkansas with Rev. William Crelia officiating. Interment will follow. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.
Dorothy's pallbearers will be Bryan Kopf, Brad Evans, David Byford, Joe Hanna, Wes Nelson and Tony Suttles. Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Stinson, Stanley Brewer, Bill Bethel, Jerry Hunsucker, Rick Byford, Bobby Byford, Mike Stinson and Lance Stinson.