Thursday, November 2, 2006

Louise Elizabeth Richards Medlock, 92, of Shell Knob, died Oct. 24, 2006 at Red Rose Inn in Cassville. She was born on Nov. 3, 1913, in Burrton, Kan., to Rowland and Mary Ellen Rowland Richards. She graduated from high school in Burrton, Kan., and went on to attend and graduate from Bridgeport Business College. In 1995 she moved to Shell Knob.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene W. Medlock; her parents, Rowland and Mary Ellen Rowlands Richards; and two sisters, Eleanor Penner, of Newton, Kan., and Lillian LeFever, of Phoenix, Ariz.

survivors include: one daughter, Marilyn Holley and her husband, Bill, of Shell Knob; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and seven great-great grandchildren.

Graveside services were held at Pee Dee Cemetery in Clinton, Ark., with Rev. Vaughn Marsden officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville.