|Genavie L. Richards Free, 87, of Big Bend, WV went home to be with her Lord and Savior January 4, 2015 at Minnie Hamilton Health Center, Grantsville, WV.|
She was born November 22, 1927 to the late Leamon and Clara Lewis Richards.
She was preceded in death by her husband Sylvester O. Richards, Jr.; two grandsons Russ Hardman and Matthew Haines; two sisters and five brothers.
She is survived by six children, Ivan (Ginger) Richards of Belpre, Ohio; Von (Brenda) Richards of Vincent, Ohio; Sophia (Jack) Haines of Canal Fulton, Ohio; Arlene (Rick) Sampson of Grantsville, WV; Darlene (Bill) Cunningham of Big Bend, WV; and Roger Richards of Big Bend, WV; three sisters, Edna Radcliff of Big Bend, WV; Grace Wagoner of Big Bend, WV; and Lyly Jean Bush of Parkersburg, WV. Also surviving are many loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at Stump Funeral Homes, Grantsville on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Carroll McCauley will officiate. Interment will be in Hunt Cemetery, Big Bend. Visitation will be held from noon-2:00 p.m. Wednesday.