HUNTINGTON - Julia Adelaide Richards, age 95, died July 25, 2008 at Utah Valley hospital in Provo.
She was born Oct. 17, 1912 in Huntington to Don and Irene (Bradley) Wakefield.She married Drew Charles Richards May 29, 1929, in Manti. They were sealed in the Manti LDS Temple Aug. 19, 1988.
Addie spent the majority of her life in Huntington, but lived some time in Concord Calif., and St. George.
She and her beloved husband loved to travel, mainly to visit their children. However, they managed to take a few pleasure trips to Alaska, Hawaii, South America and many parts of the U.S.
She loved being a housewife and homemaker.
She was an active member of the LDS Church and held many positions throughout the years. She served a genealogical mission in Salt Lake City.
She loved music, history and nature, but most of all her family and her religion.
Addie is survived by her children and their spouses, Thomas "Tim" (Vicki) Richards, Lehi; Ina Rene (Harold) Griffin, St. George; Judy (Dols) Van Kesteren, Carson City, Nev.; Connie (Max) Collard, Mount Pleasant; and Lanny (Deborah) Richards, Huntington. Also survived by 22 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren and 24-great-great grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Drew C. Richards; parents; and sisters, La Dona Wakefield, Morell (King) Nelson and Reva Christensen.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Aug. 2, at noon at the Huntington LDS Stake Center, 240 North Main. A viewing will be on Friday, Aug. 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Huntington LDS Stake Center and one hour prior to the services on Saturday. Interment will be in the Huntington City Cemetery. Services are in care of Fausett Mortuary.
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