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March 25, 2013

Eunice 'Faye'

Jan. 23, 1938 - March 24, 2013

— Eunice “Faye” Richards, 75, Kokomo, passed away at 8:33 a.m. Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Fairmont Rehabilitation Center. She was born Jan. 23, 1938, in New Hope, Ark., to Charles Aubrey and Vella Ruth (Wilkins) McBay. On May 2, 1959, Faye married Donald Lee Richards in Kokomo.

Faye attended Eastern High School and graduated in 1958. Faye was a member of the Kokomo Church of the Brethren.  

Faye is survived by her children, Jeffery L. Richards, Ellen L. (Rick) Harrington, Debra K. Conaway and Kimberly A. (Mark) Willhite; grandchildren, Heather L. Richards, Joshua J. Richards, Jeremy M. Smith, Amber L. (Harley) Mayhew, Rickey J. (Samantha) Harrington, September D. Conaway, Jonathan M. Conaway, Tyler R. Willhite and Eric M. Willhite; great-grandchildren, Dominick Richards, Ashlynn Cook, Summer Smith, August Smith, Ava Mayhew, Harlyn Mayhew, Kierra Harrington, Dominique Turner, Elijah Walker, Logan Walker, and one more great-grandchild due in December, along with a great-great-granddaughter due in June. Other survivors include siblings, Fluffy Rose and James McBay; special nieces, Sharon Wildrick and Tonya Allen, along with several other nieces and nephews.

Faye was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Donald L. Richards; daughter, Vickie Sue Richards; son-in-law, Randy E. Conaway; brothers, Walter “Wayne” McBay, Andrew “Paul” McBay and Mark L. McBay; and sisters, Ottsie McBay, Anita “Marie” Medlen, Barbara “Rosie” Hobbs and Gladys Mae McBay.

There will be a funeral service for Faye at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ellers Mortuary, Webster Street Chapel, 3400 S. Webster St., Kokomo, with Pastor Harold Williams officiating. After the funeral service, we will be taking Faye to Sharpsville Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest. Faye’s family and friends are welcome to join together for a time of visitation from noon until the time of the funeral Saturday, also at the mortuary. You are invited to read Faye’s obituary at www.ellersmortuary.com, where you may sign the guest book, view the tribute DVD, share a personal message, or order flowers for the family. Ellers Mortuary, Webster Street Chapel, 3400 S. Webster St., assisted the family with arrangements.

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