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Opal Marsaline Richard

December 25, 1928 ~ April 23, 2017 (age 88)

OPAL MARSALIN RICHARD, age 88 of Gradyville, KY passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Fair Oaks Health System in Jamestown, KY after several weeks illness. She was born in Gradyville, KY on December 25, 1928 the daughter of the late:  John Lewis and Myra Hayes Tarter

She married Edgar Richard on March 15, 1947, he preceded her in death on April 13, 1965  She was also preceded in death by two brothers  Junior Tarter and Nolen “Clifford” Tarter and by one great grandson: Daniel Richard


She is survived by two sons:

Otley Richard and wife Pat of Gradyville, KY

Randall Richard  and wife Judy of Gradyville, KY


Four grandchildren  Mary Ann Branham, Doug (Susie) Richard, Phillip (Dana) Richard, Michael (Laura) Richard


Nine great grandchildren   MeKensie Kelley and husband Brandon,  Anthony Richard, Jordan Richard, Kaylee Richard, Kaden Richard, Jessica Russell and husband Chris, Sierra Fields and husband Petey, Ava Grace and Courtney


Two great great grandchildren  Ava Lynn Russell & Clark Russell


Mrs. Richard was a member of the Gradyville Missionary Baptist Church and was a homemaker

Funeral service:  Wednesday, April  26, 2017 at 3:00 PM at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home

Clergy officiating:  Bro. Jerry Weedman & Bro. Rocky Morrison

Interment in the Union Cemetery at Gradyville, KY

The family request visiting after 3:00 PM on Tuesday at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home Donations are suggested to Hospice of Lake Cumberland

Pallbearers:  Brandon Kelley,  Anthony Richard,  Doug Richard, Jordon Richard, Michael Richard,  Phillip Richard,   Honorary Pallbearers:  Dale Hayes, Dean Hayes, Darrell Pelston, Shelby Pelston, Stevie Pelston, Mark Richard


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