ORANGE — The Celebration of Life for Mrs. Joyce M. Richard-Telford, 51, of Orange will be Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church.
Rites of Christian Burial will follow in Magnolia Memorial Gardens under the direction of Colonial Memorial Chapel Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the church. She died Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at her home.
A 1982 graduate of West Orange-Stark High School, she recently was employed as a driver for Meals on Wheels.
Joyce was preceded in death by her mother Juanita “Dosty” Richard, one brother Richard Bernard, and one sister Cynthia Richard.
She leaves to cherish her memories, her loving husband Oscar Telford; her parents Curly Richard (Dorothy) of Orange, Texas; three brothers Stanley Richard (Odeha), Timothy Richard (Shirley) of Beaumont, Texas, & Donald Richard of Orange, Texas., and Special Friends Jackie Galloway & Sue Manaway, God-Child Tracie Richard. And a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.