Ms. Juanita Ruddell, 88, of Searcy, departed this life Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012 at Searcy.

She was born Oct. 18, 1924 in Oil Trough, the daughter of Robert Ruddell and Mirtie Elms.
She is preceded in death by her parents; several brothers and sisters; and two nephews; Bob and David Ruddell.  
Ms. Ruddell leaves behind nephews, Olen Ruddell and wife, Belinda, of Macks, Atlas Ruddell and wife, Judy, of Searcy; and numerous nieces and nephews in Missouri and California.
Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 at Locust Grove Cemetery. Friends visited at the funeral home Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.  
Arrangements are provided by Dillinger Funeral Home (