Coyita F. "Flo" (Emery) Richey

Born: Tue., Mar. 2, 1926
Died: Thu., Aug. 20, 2015


1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Sat., Aug. 29, 2015
Location: Cleveland Rd. Location

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Sat., Aug. 29, 2015
Location: Cleveland Rd. Location

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 Coyita F. "Flo" Richey
March 2, 1926 - Aug. 20, 2015 SOUTH BEND -
Coyita Florene "Flo" Richey, 89, of Oviedo, Florida, but a lifelong resident of South Bend, Indiana, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 20, 2015. Mrs. Richey was born March 2, 1926, in Lead Hill, Arkansas, to the late William Otis and Velma Victoria (Gann) Emery. On August 2, 1942, in Lead Hill, Arkansas, she married her childhood sweetheart, James Moore Richey, who preceded her in death after 60 years of marriage. Surviving are a son, James (Nancy) Richey of Winter Springs, Florida, and a daughter, Debra (Michael) Titzer of Apex, North Carolina. Four grandchildren, James (Jana) Richey, Tricia (John) Moran, Jared (Jessica) Titzer and Kristin (Jerrod) McConnell. Six great-grandchildren, Camryn Schreiner, Avery, Payton and Quinn Richey, James and Keira Titzer. Sister-in-law Betty Fye, brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Charles and Donna Richey, and brother-in-law, Carl Caughman. She was preceded in death by a sister, Wanda Jo Hillyard, and a brother, Bobby Emery. Mrs. Richey's greatest joy was her family. She dedicated her life to taking care of them, especially her husband during his illness. She enjoyed every moment spent with those she loved and who loved her. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, August 29, 2015, at Welsheimer Family Funeral Home North, 17033 Cleveland Rd., South Bend, Indiana, with visitation at 1:00 pm. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park, Granger. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association , 108 N. Main Street, Suite 707, South Bend, IN 46601. Family and friends may leave e-mail condolences at

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