Ellouise "Jackie" Metheny Rickman

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Ellouise "Jackie" Metheny Rickman, 83, of Athens, Ga., formerly of Piggott, died Saturday, June 14, 2008, in Athens.

She was born Sept. 26, 1924, in Pontiac, Mich., the daughter of the late Boyd and Flora Webster Potter.

She was united in marriage to Dossie Metheny on Aug. 30, 1945, and the couple had two sons.

She is survived by her two sons, Dewayne Metheny and wife Pam of Hoschton, Ga., and Reggie Metheny, wife Bobbie, and son Cody of Jefferson, Ga.; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 17, in the First United Methodist Church in Piggott, with Charles Cooper officiating. Burial was in Piggott Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jeff Howell, Brent Coomer, Gary Moffitt, Dennis Fraysher and Cody Metheny. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott was in charge of the arrangements.