Georgia Bell Heard Richey

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Mrs. Georgia Bell Heard Richey, age 88, of Cartersville, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, November 23, 2021.
 
She was born on April 17, 1933, in Franklin, Georgia, Heard County to her late parents, John Thomas Heard and Julie Bell Rome Heard. She was preceded by her husband, Willie Richey Sr.; daughters, Joyce Richey, Tammy Richey; sons, Willie Richey Jr., Allen D. Richey; and grandson, Scotty Richey. She was a faithful member of Mt. Zion Grassdale Baptist Church.
 
Survivors are her loving and devoted daughters, Lizzie B. Richey, Ella Mae Miller, Patty Rene Richey; five sons, Silas H. Richey Sr., John T. Richey, Andrew (Carolyn) Richey, Jody L. Richey, all of Carterville, Georgia, and Kelvin (Rebecca) Richey of Cobb County, Georgia; daughter-in-law, Marval Lee Richey; one sister, Mildred Peeks; brother, Earnest (Linda) Dean; sister-in-law, Alma Ruth Heard; fifteen grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren;  goddaughter, Valerie Kimbrough; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, church family, and friends.
 
A homegoing celebration will be on Saturday, November 27, 2021, at 1:00 P. M. at Mt. Zion Grassdale Baptist Church, 207 North Bartow Street, Cartersville, GA 30120 with Rev. Charles Morgan as eulogist and Pastor William Q. Watkins officiating. The family will receive friends at the church one hour before the service. Interment, Oak Hill Cemetery, 319 N. Erwin Street, Cartersville, GA 30120. Arrangements  by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia.