Evelyn Rucker Richards (THOMSON, Ga.)

THOMSON, Ga. - Evelyn Rucker Richards, 95, died September 16, 2010, at the BJC Nursing Home in Commerce, Ga. Born in Rayle, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Charles E. and Eva Cosby Echols and was preceded in death by her husbands, George Luther Rucker, Sr. and Claude N. Richards. She is survived by her son, George Luther Rucker, Jr. and wife Pat of Jefferson, Ga., grandchildren, step- grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She was a longtime member of the Thomson United Methodist Church and the OSME Bible study group. Evelyn was a retired employee of Hadaway's Department Store in Thomson, Ga.. A memorial service will be held Sunday, October 3, 2010 at 4:00 PM at the Thomson First United Methodist Church, Knox Chapel with the Rev. Beverly Wilkerson Casstevens officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the First United Methodist Church of Thomson. Lord and Stephens, East, Athens, GA in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-September 28, 2010