Betty Charlene Rippy

  • BORN: January 17, 1953
  • DIED: June 28, 2016
  • LOCATION: Searcy, Arkansas
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Betty Charlene Rippy, 63, of Searcy, passed from this earthly life on Tuesday, June 28 at Oakdale Nursing Home. She was born January 17, 1953, in Bearden, Arkansas, to the late Orlan Castleberry and Ruth Reese.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Searcy and was retired from teaching for Searcy Public Schools. She was a loving mother and grandmother and was loved by all who knew her.

Charlene is survived by one son, Terry Mark Rippy (Nikki) of Searcy; one sister, Linda Tullos of Byhalia, Mississippi; and two grandchildren, Ryan Rippy and Lilly Rippy.

In addition to her parents, Charlene was preceded in death by one brother, Larry Castleberry (Karon) and one sister, Ann Shaddock.

Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, June 30th at Searcy McEuen Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, July 1st at First Baptist Church with burial following at White County Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas.

All funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home.
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  • June 30, 2016
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home
  • 2616 S. Main St.
  • Searcy, AR 72143
  • (501) 279-9300
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Funeral Service
  • July 01, 2016
    3:00 PM
  • First Baptist Church
  • 105 South Spring Street
  • Searcy, AR 72143
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