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Mary Louise Richards
March 16, 1910 - May 12, 2007
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Mary Louise Richards


Graveside services for Mary Louise Richards, 97, of Longview will be at four o’clock, Wednesday, May 16, 2007 at Lakeview Memorial Gardens Mausoleum with Jessie Cook officiating.  Mrs. Richards passed away Saturday, May 12, 2007 at her home.


She was born March 16, 1910 in Traskwood, Arkansas to Akin and Nancy Hill.  She and her family moved to Kilgore, Texas in the mid 1920s.  In 1952 she moved to San Antonio where she meet and married her 2nd husband Clayton Richards.  She owned and operated a beauty shop for many years, and then later opened a mobile home park and sales lot. They lived in San Antonio until 1995, when they moved to Longview to be near Louise’s family. She owned and operated Richards Mobile Home Park in Longview until 2004.


Her parents preceded her in death, husband, two brothers, William J. Hill and James A. Hill, sister, Lucille Smith, and her son, Akin L. Harris.


She is survived by two grandchildren, David Harris and his wife, Linda of Longview, and Ruth Kusheba and her husband, Michael of Liberty City; four great grandchildren, Jamie Berryhill and her husband, Michael of Liberty City, Scott Harris of Longview, Heather Harris of Longview, and Richie Lee of Longview; four great great grandchildren; and her long time caregivers, Judy Gant and Angie Boykin.


There will not be a formal visitation, but family and friends are welcome to come by the funeral home and sign the memorial book.

Mary Louise Richards
March 16, 1910 - May 12, 2007




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