Apr 042012

Verbina B. Richards, 85, passed away on Sunday, March 18, 2012, at the Carriage House in Snowflake. Private family services are planned.

She was born on Feb. 28, 1927, in Granite, Okla., to Thomas Anderson McNeely and Bessie Norine Hill McNeely.

Verbina graduated from Texas Tech and she was an avid bowler, belonging to the WIBC. She retired from Frontier State Bank.

She was a very loving and caring mother, and her family will always have fond memories of her.

Survivors include her 2 children, Karl Richards of Snowflake and Andrea J. Cook (Ray) of Vernon; and her sister, Vergie Hyatt of Lubbock, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Merrill E. Richards, in December 2011.

Owens Livingston Mortuary of Snowflake was in charge of the arrangements.