Louisa Ellen (Peggy) Richards

Louisa Ellen (Peggy) Richards, 75, of Mineral Wells, passed away Jan. 4, 2013, at Eagle Pointe Nursing Facility.

She was born March 21, 1937, in Parkersburg, a daughter of the late Oley and Ollie Maddox Wilson.

She enjoyed gospel and bluegrass music, reading and spending time with her grandchildren.

Peggy is survived by her children, Joe Richards of Parkersburg, Patsy Watson of Vienna, Michael (Kathy) Richards of Parkersburg, Jim Richards of Indiana, Shawn (Tammy) Richards of Parkersburg, Kayvonne (Greg) Settle of Little Hocking and Karen Schaffer of Parkersburg; grandchildren, Trish Richards, Stacey Watson, Tracey Bland, Brandy Stephens, Chaz Richards, Laura Bibbie, Katrina Richards, James Bailey, Kayla Clark, Jordan and Collin Settle, Anni, Ryan, Shannon Richards, Ashli Schaffer, Skylar Bland, Heather Lemley, Ollie Richards and Austin and Olivia Richards; great-grandchildren, Patrick and Katie Collins, Andrew and Julia Bland, Sydney Ratliff, Tyler and Sydney Stephens, Lacey Davis, James D. Bailey, Davyn and Hayvin Clark, Isabella and Aleeyah Bland and Preston and Damien Lemley; and one sister, Evelyn Barringer.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her childrens’ father, Wilbur Richards; great-grandson, Justus Ratliff; brothers, Albert and Lee Wilson; and sisters, Iona Gault, Rachel Johnson, Dolly Clark, Ruth Ann Deem and Elvie B. Otis.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Pike Street, south Parkersburg, with Pastor Roger Barnes officiating. Interment will follow at Middle Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

A special thank you to Dr. Maijub, and the girls at Eagle Pointe Nursing Facility for their special care and kindness.

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