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Brenda Kay RichasonPassing: March 1, 2023


Mitchell Cemetery

Graveside Service

Monday, March 6th @ 1:15pm


Chastain Funeral Home

Monday, March 6th @ 12:00pm-1:00pm


Mitchell Cemetery

Monday, March 6th

GREENCASTLE – Brenda Kay Richason, 80, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at Clinton House Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Frankfort.

Born September 14, 1942, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Harley and Georgia (Terrell) Kelley.  Brenda married Arthur David “Sonny” Richason in 1982 and he preceded her in death in 1983.

Brenda was a 1960 graduate of Mitchell High School.  She retired from International Automotive Components as quality control and she was a part time hair stylist for many years.  Brenda loved spending time with her granddaughter.

Surviving are her son, Troy Fields of Lafayette and granddaughter, Chandler Fields.

Her husband; father; mother, Georgia Taflinger; step-father, Charles “Bud” Taflinger; and sister, Judith Van Hoy, preceded her in death.

Graveside service will be at 1:15 p.m. Monday, March 6, at Mitchell Cemetery with Brother Greg Isom officiating.  Burial will follow.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m., Monday, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

Memorial Contributions:  Alzheimer’s Association

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5 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Classmates of Mitchell Class of 1960 | Sun City
    Date: April 24, 2023
    Brenda's Mitchell Class of 1960 wishes to give our sincere condolences to her family. We cherish everyone of our classmates and are sad to lose another one of us.
  2. Guest: LaVona Anderson Donica | Tavares, Florida
    Date: March 5, 2023
    I will always treasure our good times growing up together. What a special friend. So kind and loving. Sending prayers to Troy and Chandler. Bless you!
  3. Guest: Lori Stone | Greencastle IN
    Date: March 3, 2023
    Troy .. So sorry to hear about your Mom. She was a very sweet lady. Thoughts are with you and your family.
  4. Guest: Jill Stanley | Cloverdale, IN
    Date: March 3, 2023
    I am so sorry to hear of Brenda's passing. I worked with her for several years at Shenandoah/Lear (before it became IAC) and she was also so sweet and helpful. My deepest condolences to her friends and family.
  5. Guest: Linda (Roach) Cox | Brazil, In
    Date: March 2, 2023
    Troy, sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. She was a sper sweet lady and I always enjoyed time spent visiting with her, and of course you. Long time passed since little league and peewee football. Love to you and Chandler Linda