COMANCHE — Funeral services for Erlean Richards, 94, will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday, April 15 at Comanche Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Comanche County. Visitation will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 14 at the funeral home.
She passed away Friday, April 12, 2019, in Comanche.
She was born on Sept. 1, 1924, in Comanche to Robert Lee and Eva Irene (Criswell) Matthews. On June 29, 1940, she married Paul Richards in Comanche.
Survivors include her daughter, Bonnie White of Comanche; son, Jackie Paul Richards and wife Angela of San Saba; four grandchildren: Mike Steward and wife Iraydi of Gustine, Derek Steward and wife Ana of Gustine, Lance Williams and wife Melissa of Stephenville, and Justin Richards of Sipe Springs; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband; and daughter, Brenda Burch.