Rita Lynn (James) Ollis

Monday, February 11, 2019
Rita Lynn Ollis

Rita Lynn (James) Ollis, 51, of Piggott, Ark., passed away February 7, 2019, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.

She was born on September 7, 1967, in South Bend, Ind., and was the daughter of Charles and Linda (White) James.

She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Lee James.

Survivors include her mother, Linda Mae James King of Piggott; son, Preston Lee James of Piggott; daughter, Ashley Nicole Ollis of Piggott; brothers, Perry (Sherry) Bammerlin of Piggott, Larry Ray James of Piggott, Charles Lee James of Coxsackie, N.Y.; sisters, Betty (Rodney) Bounds of Piggott, Traci Renee (Steve) Blascoe of Piggott; fiancÚ, David Moody of Piggott; half sisters, Barbara Jacob-Povia of Hartford, Mich., Rachel Hester of Dexter, Mo., Mary Gorman of Bangor, Mich.; four grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, at the Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, in Piggott, with Bro. Kevin Murray officiating. Burial is in New Hope Cemetery in Pollard, Ark. Pallbearers are Jordan Blascoe, Nathan Conyers, Andrew Conyers, Steve Blascoe, Rodney Bounds and Larry James. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott, is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.