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Anna Beth Lawson Richards
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Birth: Nov. 11, 1937
Levelland
Hockley County
Texas, USA
Death: Aug. 5, 2010
Portales
Roosevelt County
New Mexico, USA

Anna's obituary appears online at www.legacy.com.

When Anna was three (about 1940), her family moved to a farm in the Milnesand/Highway community. Anna grew up on the farm and went to Dora High School. She graduated in 1955.

Anna Beth married James "Jimmie" Neal Richards on 21 May 1955. According to the obituary, they lived in Carlsbad for the first eight years of their marriage. The obituary notes that after Carlsbad, the family lived in Dallas, then Las Cruces, and then St. Clairsville, Ohio. Jimmie and Anna returned to the Portales area in 1980.

Jimmie and Anna had four children.

The obituary describes Anna as a devoted wife and mother. In addition, Anna liked to fish and she enjoyed dogs...lots of dogs. Anna is also noted as being a member of Church of Christ.

The obituary lists the following survivors: her husband, Jimmie; a son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Rose Richards of Portales; three daughters and a son-in-law, Karen and Rich Downing of Hobbs, NM, Lisa Richards of Roswell, and Jo Richards of Las Cruces; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and a brother and sister-in-law, Darwin and Ruth Lawson of Hope, New Mexico.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Gayle Urul Lawson (1905 - 1982)
  Maggie Lou Booth Lawson (1908 - 2004)
 
 Spouses:
  Jimmie N Richards (1932 - 2017)*
  James Neal Richards (1932 - 2017)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Portales Cemetery
Portales
Roosevelt County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: Section O
 
Created by: Pam
Record added: Sep 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77069250
Anna Beth <i>Lawson</i> Richards
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Anna Beth <i>Lawson</i> Richards
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