Irma Jean Richey, 80, formerly of Biggers, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 at Corning Therapy and Living Center in Corning.
Irma Jean Richey, 80, formerly of Biggers, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 at Corning Therapy and Living Center in Corning. She was born Aug. 26, 1932, the daughter of Ollie and Rosalie Cooper. Preceding her in death were her parents, Ollie and Rosalie Cooper, two sisters, Flossie Knittig and Kathryn Hartsfield, three brothers, Everett, Herbert and Bobby Cooper, her first husband, Charles Dilley and second husband, Jessie Richey. Irma was a homemaker, member of the Living Word Fellowship in Corning and enjoyed spending time with family and family and friends. She leaves two brothers, Ray Cooper of Sparks, Nev. and Travis Cooper of Mammoth Springs; four children by her first husband, Charles Dilley, Georgia Lynn of Helena-West Helena, Becky Burton of Fort Smith, David Dilley of Benicia, Calif. and Dwight Dilley of Lyon, Miss.; seven grandchildren, Kelly Waldrop and Jenna Lynn, Jason and Colin Burton, and Robin, Charlie and Jennie Dilley; two great-grandchildren and four step grandchildren by her second husband, Jessie Richey, Barry, Steve, Paul and Jerry Richey. Graveside services will be held at Smalley Cemetery in Marvell on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 2 p.m. with visitation from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Jackson's Funeral Home at 103 West Jackson, Harrisburg. Arrangements are by Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home.