JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Sarilda Richards

Mrs. Sarilda RICHARDS of Bonnie died at 4:05 a.m. today at 
the Lowry Nursing Home at the age of 89y4m20d.  Funeral 
services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Bonnie 
Baptist Church of Which she was a member, with the Rev. 
John KERN and the Rev. Elmer TICE officiating.  Burial will 
be in Hams Grove Cemetery.  The body will lie in state at 
the Ina Funeral Home where friends may call after 4:00 p.m. 
Friday.

Mrs. RICHARDS was born September 4, 1875 in Warren County, 
Kentucky, the daughter of William and Elizabeth (BLANKENSHIP) BUMPUS.  
On March 20, 1900, she was married to Charles M. RICHARDS, who preceded 
her in death on July 22, 1953.  She was also preceded in death by 12 
brothers and sisters and one great-grandchild.

Survivors include 3 sons, Delbert and Henry RICHARDS, both of Mt. Vernon; 
and Allen RICHARDS of Bonnie; 2 daughters, Mrs. Florence HUTCHISON of 
Huntingtonburg, Ind., and Mrs. Lela ARNOLD of Bonnie; 12 grandchildren; 
and 14 great-grandchildren.



Source: Mt. Vernon, IL Register News
Date: 20 May 1965
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta
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