SIKESTON - Malissa Richards, 77, died Nov. 3, 2012, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center.
Born Jan. 9, 1935, in Bell City, to the late Tommy Richards and Lucille Smith Pullen, she was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include: one son, Larry Johnson of Sikeston; one daughter, Freddie Ann Sanders of Chicago; three brothers, Eugene Richards and Walter Richards of Chicago and Dennis Richards of Hoffman Estates, Ill.; five sisters, Olivia Henderson, Emma Leachman and Vernita Harris of Chicago, and Bernice Cox and Beatrice Rives of Springfield, Ill.; five grand-children, 26 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Freewill Baptist Church in Sikeston. Victor Williams, pastor of the Freewill Baptist Church, will officiate.
The Williams Funeral Home of Sikeston is in charge of arrangements.