Emma Alverne Martin Richards
Funeral Date: 2/13/2007

Emma Alverne Martin Richards, age 81, of Hermitage, Arkansas died Saturday, February 10, at Bradley County Medical Center. She was born January 14, 1926 in Bradley County, Arkansas a daughter of the late Edgar Martin and Stella Grider Martin. She was a Pentecostal, a homemaker and the widow of Wesley Robert Richards whom she married on December 24, 1943. He died June 20, 1993. Survivors are 2 daughters Sherry Robertson, Hampton, Ark. and Rhonda Smith, Hermitage, Ark; 2 brothers Charles Martin, Houston, Tex. and Bill Martin, Hermitage, Ark; 3 sisters Martha Bradley, Arlington, Tex, Myrtis Webb, Waco, Tex. and Betty Forrest, Hermitage, Ark; 4 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. A son Mike Richards who died November 8, 2003 and a sister Mary Garrison also preceded her in death. Funeral services were 1:30pm Tuesday, February 13, at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Ricky Smith officiating. Linda Barrett was organist, soloist were Dottie Smith, Alton Forrest, Howard Calvert. Burial was in Union Hill Cemetery at Ingalls by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Danny York, Joshuah York, Russell Hooks, Gerald Johnson, Matthew Winston and Randall Smith.