Novella Mae Richards
Posted By Sparta Live | March 25, 2002 12:00 am
Novella Mae Richards, 83, of Sparta, passed away March 22, 2002, at NHC Healthcare of Sparta.
Richards was born May 1, 1918, in Bledsoe County, to Mary Elizabeth Martin and James Dykes.
She attended the Jehovah’s Witness Church and was self-employed in the boarding home business.
Richards was preceded in death by one daughter, Freida Adams and one sister, Beattie Hillis.
Survivors include three sons, William Templeton of Sparta, Raymond Carl Millraney of Missouri and Willie Joe Millraney of Paris; one granddaughter, Jeannie Caryl Templeton of Sparta; also 11 other grandchildren; several great grandchildren; one brother, Odie Dykes of Campaign; several nieces and nephews; and former spouse, George Templeton of McMinnville.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m., March 23, 2002, at Crain Hill Cemetery. Fred Brown officiated.
High Funeral Home in McMinnville was in charge of arrangements.