Helen Louise Rooks Worrell Richards, 90, died peacefully at home on Monday, May 11, 2015, surrounded by loved ones. She is survived by her husband Robert Lynn Richards and daughter Elizabeth Anne Worrell Gullett. Her son James Dennis Worrell preceded her in death in 2013.
Mrs. Richards was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church and she spoke often of loving friends at that church. She was a retired Federal Civil Service employee with work spanning decades. Her fondest work-related memories were of PAMILANT, as Director Key Entry Division June 1966 – August 1974.
Mrs. Richards celebrated life with her artwork and playing the organ. Her cheerfulness, strength, sense of humor and adventure will be missed.
A Memorial Service is scheduled at Fellowship Baptist Church on Wednesday night, May 13 at 7pm. It is requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Fellowship Baptist Church, 419 Glenrock Rd., Norfolk VA 23502.
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