HERMISTON - Shirley Ann Richards, 81, a longtime resident of Irrigon, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008, at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Hermiston. At her request, no services will be held. Disposition was by cremation. Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Richards was born Nov. 15, 1926, in Vader, Wash. to Robert and Glena (Comer) Foster. She married Charles S. Richards in 1945 in Longview, Wash.

She spent many active years dedicating her service and talents to Stokes Landing Senior Center and Columbia View Community Church in Irrigon.

Mrs. Richards is survived by daughters Kate Line of Hereford, Ariz., Carole Schnebly of Spokane, and Terri Strang of Irrigon; sister Jeannie Anthony of Muscatine, Iowa; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles, in 2001.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association of Oregon, 7420 SW Bridgeport Road Suite 200, Tigard, OR 97224.


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