Arvie passed away January 21, 2019 at the home of her daughter. She was 87 years old. She was born October 26, 1931 in Brewton, Alabama. She was the oldest of five children: Charles, Alice, John, and Dorothy. Arvie married Art Rich in 1946 and lived in Nine Mile Canyon for six years and had three children there. She remained close to her friends and family in Utah all of her life. She lived for many years in Peck, Idaho and Woodland, California where she also had many close friends.
In 1965 Arvie was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses and continued active in her faith all of her life. She loved the Bible and teaching others.
Arvie loved gardening and canning vegetables. She was gifted in writing. She loved to hunt. She was a very generous mother and friend.
She had six children: Jesse Lynn Rich who passed away in 1998; Carol Lee Jones, Raymond Rich who passed away in 1970; Sherry Johnston, Judy Gasperoni, and Larraine Evett. She had multiple grandchildren and great grandchildren.
We eagerly wait for Jehovah to awaken her from her sleep. Job 14:15.
Per Arvie’s request there will be no memorial service.