Helen Frances Rothgeb Richards

Helen Richards

Age 92, White Post, Va.

Helen Frances Rothgeb Richards, 92, of White Post, Va. died Saturday, May  8, 2021.

She was born June 16, 1928, the daughter of the late Hubert Martin and Bertie Lee Mauck Rothbeb. She was a member of Boyce Baptist Church and retired from AVTEX as a Tow Motor Operator.  

On Feb. 12, 1946, she married William Henry Richards, who died Feb. 14, 2008. 

Surviving are three daughters, Tina Cain of Berryville, Va., Judy Lee Helmick of Winchester, Va., and Mary Frances Sehrist of Paris, Va.; and a sister, Anna Belle Nichols of Luray, Va.; along with 12 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and 11 great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by son James David Richards Sr.; daughter Kay Elizabeth Richards; five sisters, Mildred Marie Cubbage, Peggy Catherine Gochenour, Jesse Virginia Rosser, Ethel Mae Seal and Hazel Lee Zirkle; two brothers, Robert Edward Rothgeb and William Martin Rothgeb; and grandson Claude Douglas Poston Jr.

The family will receive friends at The Bradley Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 from 1 to 2 p.m., with a funeral service starting at 2 p.m. Burial will be at Beahm’s Chapel Cemetery in Luray, Va.

Memorials may be made to the family to help with expenses.

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