Joann Rich, 67, of Manila, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. She was the daughter of the late Claude Luther and Effie Mae Lott Atkinson, had been a Manila resident most of her life and was a retired licensed practical nurse.
She is survived by her husband, Terry Lee Rich of the home; a son, David Lee Rich and his wife Sara of Bartlett, Tenn.; two daughters, Patricia Tammie Ann Hall and her husband Reginald of Frederick, Md., and Lisa Lynn Bourland of Cordova, Tenn.; a brother, William Atkinson and his wife Mary of Janesville, Wis.; three sisters, Thelma Morris and her husband Orville of Manila, Alice Brown and her husband Keith of Wilkesboro, N.C., and Mavis Feldpausch and her husband Thomas of York, Pa. She also leaves five grandchildren, Jared, Paige, Victoria, Will and MiKayla.
The funeral was held at 11 a.m. Friday at Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila. Burial was in Manila Cemetery. The family received visitors Thursday evening at the funeral home.
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