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Hosie Richards

Friday, February 6, 2004

ADVANCE - Hosie O. Richards, 90, died Feb. 5, 2004, at the Puxico Nursing and Rehab Center.

Born Feb. 25, 1913, at Zalma, son of the late John and Myrtle Borders Richards, he was a farmer and member of the Balch Church.

On Oct. 2, 1925, at Zalma, he married Glenda Pickett who preceded him in death.

Twin infant daughters, two brothers and three sisters also preceded him in death.

Survivors include: one son, Clyde Richards of Advance; three brothers, Johnny Richards of Advance, Clarence Richards of Ullin, Ill., and Leamond Richards of Maryland Heights; and three sisters, Effie Grishom of St. Louis, Bernice Wilson of St. Peters and Melva Phillips of Greenfield, Ind.

Visitation is from 5:30 to 8 p.m. today at Morgan Funeral Home, where services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Ethel Myers will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Balch Cemetery near Zalma.