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Emma Richter

Wednesday, December 14, 2005

SIKESTON - Emma M. Richter, 92, died Dec. 11, 2005, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston.

Born April 5, 1913, in Portageville, daughter of the late George and Eva Harris Lile, she retired after 30 years of service from Oline Masterson and attended East Side Church of the Nazarene.

In 1946, in Osceola, Ark., she married Orville Richter, who preceded her in death.

Four brothers, Dwight Lile, Wendell Lile, J.C. Lile and George Lile Jr.; and three sisters, Helen Jones, Ella Catherine Baughers and Dorothy Matthew, also preceded her in death.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews, including her nephew and his wife, J. C. and Shirley Jones of Cordova, Tenn.

Friends may call at 11 a.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.

Graveside services will follow at 11:30 a.m. at the Old Morley Cemetery with the Rev. Bryan Blankenship, pastor of East Side Church of the Nazarene, officiating.