Ruth Ann Richards, nee Moore, 68, Gerald, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2013, at her home.|
Mrs. Richards, daughter of the late James Moore and wife Dorothy, nee Williams, was born Oct. 13, 1944, in St. Louis. She was united in marriage to Eddie Richards July 1, 1971, in Old Mines.
She owned and operated Eddie's Gun Shop, Richwoods, with her husband, Eddie.
Mrs. Richards was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie Richards; one son, Paul Richards; parents, James and Dorothy Moore; and two sisters, Rose Gosen and Helen Butler.
She is survived by one daughter, Cathy Thurmon and husband Joe, Gerald; four brothers, Carlis Moore, Frank Moore, Paul Moore and Jerry Moore; two sisters, Violet Anderson and Bonnie Hagedorn; six grandchildren, Dakota Richards, Kaitlyn Thurmon, Michael Johnson, Gabriel Johnson, Jessica Johnson and Scott Thurmon; other relatives and many friends.
A memorial visitation will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at Midlawn Funeral Home, Union.
A memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at the funeral home, with Pastor Wayne Kean officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the family.
The family is being served by Midlawn Funeral Home, Union.
Published in www.emissourian.com/ on June 12, 2013