Dorothy Richards

Friday, June 25, 2004

ORAN, Mo. -- Dorothy Catherin Richards, 74, of Oran died Wednesday, June 23, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born July 31, 1929, in Martinville, Ark., daughter of Talbert and Addie Herring Lovelady. She and Jack A. Richards were married March 12, 1989.

Richards was a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Deborah Harris of St. Louis, Janet Kluesner of Oran; three stepdaughters, Linda and Jane Richards of Felton, Calif., Jean Chandler of Selma, Ore.; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; and three great-stepgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, five sisters and a stepson.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran after 4 p.m. Saturday.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ed Carter officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hills Memorial Gardens near Morley, Mo.