Rita Dean Tedder, 63, of Plant Community, Clinton, Ark., went home to be with our Lord and Savior on Thursday, July 12, 2012. Rita was born on July 5, 1949, in Clinton to Daniel Elbert and Penzil Amanda (Moody) Bagley.
She married the love of her life, Maxell Clint Tedder, on July 24, 1966. Rita was a remarkable woman who loved serving others. She loved her Lord and Savior and desired for others to share in that love. Rita enjoyed gardening and decorating her home. Rita’s most cherished moments were times spent with family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Daniel Elbert Bagley, and sister, Reva Jean Bagley.
Rita is survived by her beloved husband of 46 years, Maxell Clint Tedder of Clinton; mother, Penzil Moody of Clinton; son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Shelley Tedder of Flower Mound, Texas; daughter and son-in-law, Kristi and Bill Bullock of Lake Jackson, Texas; daughter and son-in-law, Tracy and Kevin Bourque of Midland, Mich.; brother and sister-in-law, Danny and Karen Bagley of Stuttgart, Ark.; grandchildren, Joshua and Carly Basham, Kayla Basham, Kyle Tedder, Kaitlyn Bourque, Lauren Bourque, Ashlee Bourque, great-grandchildren, Jordan and Olivia; and nephews, Clint Bagley, and Cody Bagley.
Pallbearers: Randy Sutterfield, Bruce Bokony, Dennis Sutterfield, Bobby Bagley, Wesley Huie, James Bagley.
Visitation was Sunday, July 15, at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Chapel, Clinton. Funeral service was 10 a.m. Monday, July 16, 2012, at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Chapel with pastors Dr. John Hatch and David Williams. Burial was at Plant Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home. Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.