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Loretta M. RichardsPassing: November 16, 2017


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Tuesday, November 21st @ 1:00 pm


Chastain Funeral Home

Tuesday, November 21st @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Cresthaven Memory Gardens

Tuesday, November 21st

MITCHELL –Loretta M. Richards, 82, passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017, at Bloomington Nursing and Rehab Center.

Born March 16, 1935, in Jonesville, Virginia, she was the daughter of Dan and Glessye (Hedrick) Munsey.  She married Glenn Richards August 4, 1956, and he preceded her in death May 3, 1994.

Loretta had been employed by Older Americans and was a 1952 graduate of Mitchell High School.  She was a member of Jacob Finger United Methodist Church.  Loretta loved to cook, and enjoyed her church family and helping others.

Robert G. (Nancy) Richards of Bedford
Kyle Richards and Amber Payton
great grandchildren,
Stewart and Emma Payton
Jim (Jane) Munsey of Portland, Oregon
Earl (Audrey) Munsey of Savannah, Georgia
Treva (Norman) Cooper of Houston, Texas
Linda Richards of Indianapolis

Her parents; husband; daughter, Debbie Lynn Richards; and sister, Helen Eichelberger, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 21, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Reverend Jack Shake officiating.  Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

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4 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Brenda Graham | Bristol, VA
    Date: November 21, 2017
    I am so sorry to hear of Loretta's passing. My fondest memory is how much laughter she brought to every conversation. Her gift of humor, her beautiful smile and her unforgettable laugh will always be etched in my memories of her. i am so sorry that we will not be able to attend her services. I can assure you that you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers over the coming days.
  2. Guest: Kristi Parish James | Mitchell, In
    Date: November 20, 2017
    Bob and Nancy- Thinking of you during this difficult time. Loretta was always so kind to me. Take care. Kristi
  3. Guest: Kent Douglas Munsey | Statesboro, GA
    Date: November 20, 2017
    Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you all. We love you all very much. We wish we could be there. Kent, Jamie, Isabelle and Londyn Munsey
  4. Guest: David & Luella Russell- Tony & Diane Nugent | Mitchell, In
    Date: November 19, 2017
    Robert and Nancy, Our thoughts and prayers are with you