ARETHA JOHNSON was born to Henderson Ridgle and Carrie Washington Ridgle on Aug. 19, 1926 in Ferda, Ark. She took her flight to her Heavenly Home on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023. She is preceded in death by all three of her siblings. She leaves to cherish her memories: nephew, Joe E. Roy I; nieces, Bertha L. Farmer, Irene R. Griffith, Thelma Patterson, and a host of great nieces, great great Nieces, great great great nieces, great nephews, great great nephews, and great great great nephews. Viewing: Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023 at 10 a.m. at Gaines Street Baptist Church, 1601 S Gaines St., Little Rock.
Funeral Service:: Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023 at 11am also at Gaines Street Baptist Church.
Interment: Immediately following funeral service. Rest in Peace Memorial Gardens, Hensley, Ark.
Final Arrangements entrusted to: Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, Little Rock, Ark.