HUNTINGTON- Julia Adelaide Richards, age 95, died July 25, 2008 at Utah Valley Hospital in Provo, Utah. She was born Oct. 17, 1912 in Huntington, Utah to Don and Irene (Bradley) Wakefield She married Drew Charles Richards May 29, 1929, in the Manti, Utah. They were sealed in the Manti LDS Temple Aug. 19, 1988.
Addie spent the majority of her life in Huntington but lived some time in Concord Calif., and St. George, Utah. She and her beloved husband loved to travel, mainly to visit their children. However managed to take a few pleasure trips to Alaska, Hawaii, South America, and many parts of the U.S.
She loved being a housewife and homemaker. She was an active member of the LDS Church held many positions throughout the years. She served a genealogical mission in Salt Lake City. She loved music, history, nature but most of all her family and her religion.
Addie is survived by her children and their spouses: Thomas "Tim" (Vicki) Richards, Lehi, Utah, Ina Rene (Harold) Griffin, St. George, Utah, Judy (Dols) Van Kesteren, Carson City, Nev., Connie (Max) Collard, Mt. Pleasant, Utah, and Lanny (Deborah) Richards, Huntington, Utah. Also 22 grandchildren, 56, great-grandchildren and 24 great-great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by her husband Drew C. Richards, parents, and sisters; La Dona Wakefield, Morell (King) Nelson, and Reva Christensen.
Funeral services will be held Saturday Aug. 2, 2008 at 12 noon at the Huntington LDS Stake Center, 240 North Main, Huntington. A viewing will be held on Friday Aug. 1, 2008 at the Huntington LDS Stake Center from 6-8 p.m. and one hour prior to the services on Saturday. Interment will be in the Huntington City Cemetery. Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary.