P.O. Box 506, 943 Highway 425 North, Monticello, AR71655

Don Juan Ridgell
June 12, 1960 - January 25, 2023

Don Juan Ridgell

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Don Juan Ridgell, age 62 of Wyoming, MI, formerly of Monticello, AR, went to be with his Lord and Savior Wednesday, January 18, 2023. He was born June 12, 1960, in Lacey, AR to the late Cleophis Ridgell and Mary Lou Woods Ridgell.
Don was disabled but served as Chaplain for Grand Rapids, Michigan VA Hospital, was of the Baptist faith, and also served as a cook for various restaurants. He was a Baptist minister in Kentwood, MI, and enjoyed fishing, cooking and fellowshipping with others. Don had a passion for helping and leading others to Christ. Being a reformed addict, he took a special interest in helping people with drug addictions. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Cecil and Effie Woods; his paternal grandparents, West and Allie Ridgell; and his stepson, Trey Lucas.
He is survived by his son, Dontrail Ridgell of Little Rock, AR; Stepson, Tilton Rhodes, Jr of Little Rock, AR; sisters, Belinda Matthews of Monticello, AR, Deborah Daniels of Fountain Hill, AR and Cherry Ridgell-Arnold of Hamburg, AR; brothers, Deon (Tiffany) Ridgell of San Mateo, CA, Kevin Ridgell of Dermott, AR and Greg Prunty of Jonesboro, AR; Aunts, Pearlene Binns of Monticello and Bernice Faughtner of Irving, TX; uncles, Joe L. Woods of Mabank TX and Alven Woods of Chicago IL; along with a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 4, 2023, at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel. You can sign Don's guestbook page at www.stephensondearman.com.

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Funeral Service
Saturday, February 4, 2023
at 2:00 p.m.
Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71657
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  1. Gwendolyn Arrington
    We are sorry for your loss. Praying for the family.
  2. Janeva White
    Deepest sympathy in the loss of your loved one.

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  3. Belefornia Dolphus
    Father God bless us all.
  4. Karen Hayden
    I'm so sorry for your loss Maxine. Sending prayers your way.
  5. Susie Graham Slick
    So sad here on Earth to lose a friend but we know Don’s earned his Heavenly reward now.

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