Wilma Ruth Goad Kimbrell, 78, of Pine Bluff, passed away Sunday, November 10, 2019. She was born November 17, 1940 in Holdenfield, Oklahoma to the late Dave and Annie Belle Parks Rupe.
Wilma moved to Sherrill as a child, and attended Wabbaseka Schools. She was a office manager and bookkeeper for many years, then before her retirement became the office manager at AHEC. She was a member of Summit Baptist Church.
Also preceding her in death was her husband, Troy Lee Kimbrell; two sisters, Nettie Venable and Thelma Brown; and three brothers, J.D. Rupe, Charley Rupe and Pete Rupe.
Survivors include two sons, Jeff (Deborah) Goad of Ft. Smith and Jimmy Goad of Pine Bluff; two stepdaughters, Riki (Jerry) Kimbrell Stamps of Springdale and Gini Kimbrell Hamilton; one brother, Benny Rupe; three sisters, Mary Meixner, Carolyn Spainhouer and Sybil Cook; four grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and her dog, Buddy.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Saturday at the Chapel of Ralph Robinson and Son with Reverend Todd Anderson officiating. Burial will be in Flat Bayou Cemetery near Altheimer. Visitation will be 10:00-11:00 AM Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Summit Baptist Church, 901 Ridgway Road, Pine Bluff, AR 71603 or Flat Bayou Cemetery, c/o Lee Taylor, 3808 North Gilland, Altheimer, AR 72004.