Originally created 11/27/98

Mrs. Ellen Richards



CRAWFORDVILLE, Ga. -- Mrs. Ellen Montgomery Richards, 50, of 419 Sharon Road, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1998, at the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Crawfordville Baptist Church, with the Revs. Jimmy Waters and Samuel Miller officiating. Burial will be in Crawfordville Cemetery.

Mrs. Richards, a native of Milledgeville, was a teacher for the Taliaferro County Career Opportunity Center. She was a graduate of the University of Georgia, and she taught at Briarwood Academy, Warrenton, Athens Technical Institute and Crawfordville Baptist School. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and was a chairwoman of the Taliaferro County Tourism Board and the annual Labor Day Fair.

Survivors include a son, Marc Richards, Crawfordville; a daughter, Beth Richards Easley; a brother, Robert Owen Montgomery, Warrenton; and a grandson.

Pallbearers will be Larry Nunn, Dewayne Woods, Bobby Lord, Don Avara, Charles Shivers and Allen Burton.

Callaway Funeral Home, Union Point, is in charge of arrangements.