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Mary Ellen Richie

July 14, 1947 ~ August 11, 2019 (age 72)

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Mary Ellen Richie, 72, of Ozark passed away August 11, 2019 in her home.  She was born July 14, 1947 to the late Willie and Virgie Haynes of Star City, AR.  She was also preceded in death by her son Nathan Richie of Ozark.

Graveside service will be held 9 AM Wednesday at Lowes Creek Cemetery under the direction of Smith Mortuary, Charleston.  Bro. Carroll Squires will officiate.

She is survived by her husband of 45 years Allen Richie; three sons, John Briney, David Briney, and Charles Richie; three daughters, Cindy Mann, Betsy Robinson, and Christie Richie; six brothers, Kenneth, Charles, Richard, Eugene, Steve and Randy Haynes all of Star City, AR; one sister Patricia Crook of Monticello, AR; sixteen grandchildren; six great grandchildren and a host of numerous other family and friends.

Family will receive friends Tuesday, August 13, from 6PM to 7PM at Smith Mortuary.

Pallbearers will be Dusty Core, Michael Kirby, James Robinson, T.J. Walker, Jacob Morgan, and Chris Williams.  Honorary pallbearer will be John Chancey.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Smith Mortuary.


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August 13, 2019

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Smith Mortuary
22 North Greenwood
Charleston, AR 72933

Graveside Service
August 14, 2019

9:00 AM
Lowes Creek Cemetery
north of Branch
Charleston, AR 72933

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