Jewell D.


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Jewell D. Richards

Mar 30 1914 - Dec 01 2007

Jewell D. Richards, age 93, of Plano, Texas, passed away December 1, 2007 in Plano. She was born March 30, 1914, in Cross Roads, Texas to A. T. “Del” and Missouri (Sturdivant) Rorie. On December 9, 1934, she married Curtis F. Richards. Mrs. Richards was a longtime member and church secretary of Meadows Baptist Church of Plano. Over her career, Jewell worked as an executive secretary and bookkeeper in addition to her very important role as homemaker. She was an active volunteer and member of Beta Sigma Phi. She was an accomplished oil artist and participated in the Swinging Senior’s Bowling Team. She is survived by her husband, Curtis; son, Gary and his wife Linda of White Lake, Michigan; grandsons, Kirk and Kevin Richards; niece, Susan Middleton and her husband Scott of Corsicana, TX; and numerous other loving relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her sister, Anna Pearl Himes; brothers, O.L. and C.E. Rorie; sister, Wilma Marx; and brother, Howard Rorie. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 PM, Tuesday, December 4, 2007, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Dr. Scott Fenton officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Monday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Odyssey Health Care, Attn: Michelle Birmingham, 5440 Harvest Hill Rd #200, Dallas, TX 75230, 972-720-0999.
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