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Phyllis Janet Richards, 75, Columbia, KY (1947-2022)

Phyllis Janet Richards passed away on September 26, 2022, in Lexington. She was 75 years old.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2022, in Grider Cemetery. The funeral procession will depart the funeral home at NoonCT. Bro. Leonard Pierce will officiate the service.

Visitation will be held from 10amCT to NoonCT on Saturday, October 1, 2022, at Bernard Funeral Home.

Phyllis Janet Richards was born July 13, 1947, in Columbia, KY.

She was a retired homemaker who had resided in Russell County her entire life, and was loved by many.

Ms. Richards was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chesley and Lizzie Richards.

She is survived by her sister, Ann Richards Johnson; a nephew, David (and Barbara) Barnett; and a niece, Lisa Grider. She is also survived by a great-niece, Amber Grider; a great-great-nephew, Braydon Grider; a step-great-niece, Heaven Sutton; a great-great-niece, Nevaeh Duncan; and a great-great-nephew, Dashawn Duncan.

Pallbearers will be David Barnett, Dashawn Duncan, Mark Barnett, Jackie McGowan, Darrin McGowan and Leonard Pierce.

Ms. Richards arrangements are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at

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