Myrtle Stedman Richards
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Myrtle Stedman Richards Myrtle Stedman Richards, 97, a retired home economics and science teacher, died Friday, July 23, 2010, in Tallahassee. She was born September 19, 1912, in Greensboro, North Carolina to the late Joseph Walter and Nora Phillips Richards. She was married to the late William Arthur Richards and was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church. She volunteered in the office at St. Paul's, loved classical music and had traveled abroad to Europe to visit her son when he was an opera tenor. She was a member of the Retired Teacher's Association. She had resided at 803 Hi Lo Way for fifty years, lived for two and a half years at Broadview Assisted Living and spent the past year living with her son and daughter-in-law. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Walter William and Rosemary Sutter Richards; and grandson, Daniel S. Sutter. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Alice Claire Richards; grandson, Thomas G. Sutter;and brothers, Robert B. Stedman and Joseph Stedman. The funeral is at 1:00 pm DT, Monday, July 26, 2010, at St Paul's United Methodist Church, with entombment at Tallahassee Memory Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to Channel to Brazil for Christ at Guests may sign the online register at"> or the Billy Graham Crusade at Guests may sign the online register at

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Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Jul. 25, 2010.