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Gracie Equilla (Herrin) Richards

February 9, 1943 ~ October 17, 2018 (age 75)
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Gracie Herrin Richards, 75, of Folkston, GA passed away in Brunswick, GA October 17, 2018.  She was born in Fernandina Beach, FL on February 9, 1943 to the late Harold Oakes Herrin and Helen Johns Guinn.  She was a member of Philadelphia Free Will Baptist Church.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter:  Lori Lloyd Whitehead and 3-brothers:  Keith Gebhardt, Bobby Herrin and Greg Herrin.

She is survived by her husband:  Albert Richards; 5-children:  Teresa Bailey, Debbie (Doug) Barnes, Barbara (Chuck) Price, Ashley Richards and Tommy (Paula) Lloyd; 2-sisters:  Patricia (George) Crowther and Priscilla Herrin; 5-brothers:  Earl Herrin, Alan Herrin, Pat Herrin,  Ben Herrin, Rusty Herrin and James (Kim) Long; 14-grandchildren; 14-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews and other relatives.

The family will receive friends Friday, October 19 at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home from 6-8 PM.  Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 20 at 11:00 AM at Philadelphia Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Parnell Aldridge and Rev. Stephen Jackson officiating.  Burial will follow in Homeland Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Shawn Sikes, John Hall, Dylan Keene, Robbie Lee, Chad Herrin and Lawrence Everette.

Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com.  Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, GA.

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