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Ruth Woodie Ricks

The Hill and Ricks families of Artington and White Plains would like to announce the death of our dear Mother, Grand Mother, Great Grand Mother, Sister, Aunty, Cousin, Teacher and Friend. This sad event occurred on the morning of July 1,2016 at the SOS Hospital  in Monrovia Liberia.

She leaves to mourn her loss twelve children, Lincoln J. Smythe, Clara Ricks, Antoinette Ricks-Ashby, Laura Ricks Jones, John Henry Ricks III, Florence Ricks-Abedu Bentsi, Cyril E. Ricks, Geneva M. Ricks, Carlton L. Ricks, Osward K. Ricks, Ruth W. Ricks, Felix T. Ricks several foster children, 47 Grand Children, 36 Great Grand Children and 1 Great, Great Grandchild.

She is also mourned by her brothers and sisters Mrs. Cecelia Deshield, Junita Hill Scott, Eva Hill, Olive Hill Phyllis, Hill Hanson, Rachel Hill, Rundall Hill, Humphrey Boy Blue Hill JR, sisters and brothers in law relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements for the late Ruth Woodie Ricks is as follows:

The body will be removed from the Samuel Stryker funeral parlor on Saturday July 30,2016 at 7:am; the funeral service will be held at the

St. Luke United Methodist Church in White Plains on the same day. Wake keeping will begin at 10:00am and funeral service at 1