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Alma Gereline Arthur Riffitt, 78, of Wheelersburg, Ohio, formerly of Westwood, went home to her Lord and Savior Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Concord Health and Rehabilitation Center following an extended illness.
Alma was born Aug. 30, 1939, in Ashland, a daughter of the late Albert and Louise Fain Arthur.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Riffitt; and three sisters, Wilma Castle, Bethany Holbrook and Doris Blanton. Alma loved her extended family at Concord Health and Rehab and enjoyed her years living in Myrtle Beach, pier fishing and singing in church.
She was especially fond of her family that she dearly loved, two sons, Greg Ison (Carol) of Ashland and Jeff Ison (Virginia) of Franklin Furnace; a daughter, Rhonda Hicks of Wheelersburg, Ohio; a brother, Tony Arthur (Darlene) of Westwood; two sisters, Lorraine Patrick and Daphne Gentry of Ohio; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at Preston Family Funeral Home by Brother Randy Patrick. Burial will be in Haver Hill Cemetery in Haver Hill, Ohio.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Published on January 21, 2018
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