She was born in Akron, Ohio on Dec. 3, 1935 the daughter of Ralph Richards and Eva Jerrels Richards.
Rita was a member of the Mt. Moriah Church. She was formerly employed at Crane Naval Base and Dogwood Lane in Dugger.
She is preceded in death by her parents, also one brother Ralph (Bud) Richards, and one sister, Lillie Mae Hay.
Survivors include her husband Stanley (Buck) Jobe, two sons, David Jobe (Pam) of Sullivan, Chriss Jobe (Angie) of Dugger, three daughters, Teresa Chambers (Butch) of Dugger, Karen Cottingham (Doug) of Dugger, Heather Talbott (Kirk) of Bloomfield, 16 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Newkirk's Funeral Home in Dugger with Bro. J. B. Smith and Bob Richards officiating. Burial in the Woodward Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday and before services Thursday.