Ann Presley Pittman


Obituary Notice

Raida Louise Cohn Pfeifer, age 91, of Little Rock, died Tuesday, March 13, 2001. She was born in Little Rock, and graduated from Dana Hall School in Wellesley, Massachusetts before graduating from Vasser College in Poughkeepsie, New York. She was married in 1931 to Harry W. Pfeifer, Jr. who died in 1974. Mrs. Pfeifer was a founding member of Planned Parenthood of Arkansas, board member emeritus of The Arkansas Arts Center, and was very active with many Little Rock civic and cultural organizations.

She is survived by one son Don Pfeifer and his wife Nancy of Little Rock, two daughters Cusie Pfeifer, Accord, NY and Susan Pfeifer of Little Rock, 7 grandchildren Jennifer Maddox, Brad Sherman, Debbie Li, and Pamela, Jessica, Paul, and Gwen Pfeifer and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Miriam Phillips.

There will be a memorial service celebrating Raida's life at 4:00 P.M. Sunday March 18th at Donald W. Reynolds Center on Aging, on the Campus of The University of Arkansas Medical Science Center. 

In place of flowers, contributions may be made to the Arkansas Arts Center, the Raida Pfeifer Art Fund at the Donald W. Reynolds Center on Aging or a charity of choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Ruebel Funeral Home.