RICHMOND, Ellen Frances Bridges, 81, of Cameron, WV, passed away Sunday, May 26, 2013, at Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale.
Ellen was born June 3, 1931, in Wheeling, WV, the daughter of the late Robert L. Bridges Sr. and Mary E. Bridges.
She was a lifetime member of St. Martin's Catholic Church of Cameron, Co-Owner of Richmond Auto Service of Cameron, where she served as the bookkeeper, former employee of Simmon's Market, the Dragon Mart and Greg's Market, Auxilary member of Post #18 American Legion, member of the Moose in Cameron. She loved her cat, Mia, and all other animals. Ellen was a woman who loved and adored her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-granddaughter.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert L. Bridges Jr and his wife Beulah and Roy E. Bridges; and her son-in-law, Robert J. Gross.
Surviving are her husband of 63 years, Robert Dean Richmond Sr. of Cameron; son, Robert D. Richmond Jr. of Cameron; daughter, Mary Ellen Gross of Canton, OH; two sisters, Mona Sue (Jay) Hewitt of Cameron and Patty A. Gray of Windridge, PA; sister-in-law, Jeannie Bridges of Florida; six grandchildren, Adam D. (Teresa) Richmond of Dallas, N.C, Deanna L. Daugherty of Moundsville, Brian K (Betty) Richmond of Cameron, Nicholas J. Richmond of Huntsville, TX, Lindsey P. Hawk of Canton, OH and Derek R. Jacobsen of Canton, OH; five great-grandchildren, Loren, Cody (Sierra), McKayla Daugherty of Moundsville, Jessie D. Richmond of Cameron and Tiffany D. Richmond of NC; great-great-grand daughter, Elaina M. Daugherty of Moundsville and several nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited to attend the service, Friday, May 31 at 1 p.m. at CARE Funeral and Cremation Service, 1500 Second Street, Moundsville.
In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Marshall County Animal Shelter at 37 Animal Shelter Drive, Mounds-ville, WV 26041.
Arrangements entrusted to CARE Funeral & Cremation Service.