Wakefield '60 Classmates: In Memoriam

Thomas W. Rich
b:               d: 3/26/1996

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Tom Rich picture THOMAS RICH, Bible Club 4; Stamp Club 2; Choir 2, 3; BISA 2, 3.
Funeral services for the Rev. Thomas W. Rich, 53, of Mangham, Louisiana, were held Friday at Lone Cherry Baptist Church near Mangham with the Rev. Max Lee, the Rev. Keith Jeselink, and the Rev. Steve Sallis officiating.  Interment will follow in South Central Cemetery near Wisner, Louisiana, under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home of Winnsboro, Louisiana.   Rev. Rich died Tuesday, March 6, 1996 at Franklin Medical Center following a brief illness.  He was pastor of Lone Cherry Baptist Church near Mangham, a member of the Mangham Lions Club, and had pastored churches in Louisiana and Arkansas.  Survivors include his wife, Amaryllis Lea Rich, Mangham: son, John Thomas Rich, Mangham; brother, Odell Rich, Winchester, Virginia; mother-in-law Margie Lea, Winnsboro; uncle and aunt, Ernest and Myrtle Lea Wisner; numerous other relatives and friends.  Pallbearers were Ardwayne Stapp, Prentice Jones, Jr., Jamie Jones, Robert Neal Harwell, Tommy Lowry, Bennie Garrison and Prentice Jones, Sr.  Honorary pallbearers were ministers, members of Mangham Lions Club, principals and coaches of Mangham schools, and men of Lone Cherry Baptist Church.

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