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Karen W Richbow
Mar 13, 1954 to Jun 16, 2015


Karen W. Richbow, 61, departed this earthly life peacefully on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at her home. Born March 13, 1954, in Chester, PA, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Williams and Elizabeth Buckner Williams. She received her education in the public schools of Chester Upland School District. At an early age she became a member of Willow Grove A. M. E. Church. Over the years she fulfilled her spiritual hunger by attending World Outreach Deliverance Ministries and reading and studying the Bible with her fried of many years, Mrs. Freda. She was employed at several sewing factories in South Carolina and worked as a cook at Ginnís Restaurant. On September 21, 1976, she was united in Holy Matrimony to the late Raymond C. Richbow. She leaves to cherish her memories: three sons, Micheal (Latondria) Williams of Hawaii, Raymond A. Richbow (Precious), Walter D. Richbow (Monica), of Rembert; three daughters, Alice (Christopher) Gamble of Rembert, Sylvia Richbow (Terry) and Tabitha Richbow (Cedric) of Chester, PA; a daughter whom she raised as her own, Shirley Palmer (Jessica); father and mother-in-law, Adam and Marie Richbow, Sr. of Rembert; one aunt, Ethel Mae Hall of Columbia; one uncle, Earl Buckner of Chester, PA; six siblings; three brothers-in-law; two special grandchildren of the home that was her caregivers, Jamere and Talayzhia Richbow; twenty four other grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by a sister, Christine Williams and a grandson, Mark A. Anderson. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p. m., Tuesday, June 23, 2015 from the Willow Grove A. M. E. Church, 8105 Sumters Landing Road, Horatio, with the Rev. Wallace Preston, pastor, eulogist. The family is receiving family and friends at the home, 7016 Richbow Road, Rembert. The Remains will be placed in the church at 1:00 p. m. The procession will leave from the home at 1:20 p. m. Floral bearers will be nieces and friends of the family. Pall bearers will be nephews and friends of the family. Burial will be in the Willow Grove A. M. E. Churchyard Cemetery.
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