Frances Graham Daniels

Born: February 13, 1882 in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana
Died: February 16, 1979 in LaPorte, Texas
Buried: February 17, 1979 in Goos Cemetery, Lake Charles, Louisiana  (Map 2)
Husband: Edward Elias Richards, Sr.
Married: May 20, 1903 in Forest Hill, Louisiana
Children: Marie Frances Richards
Guy Leonard Richards, Sr.
Edward Elias Richards, Jr.

Lake Charles American Press:


        LaPORTE, Texas Funeral services for Mrs. Frances Daniels Richards, 97, were Saturday, Feb. 17, in St. John Episcopal Church.
        The Rev. Layton Younger officiated. Graveside services were at Goos Cemetery in Lake Charles.
        Mrs. Richards died Feb. 16, after a brief illness.
        She was a native of Southwest Louisiana and a longtime resident of Lake Charles. She was the widow of Edward Elias Richards, a pioneer lumberman in Southwest Louisiana and a descendant of Captain Daniel Goos, one of the earliest settlers in the area. Mrs. Richards spent most of her life in Lake Charles, but had lived in LaPorte, Texas, for the past 11 years. She was a founding member of Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Lake Charles.
        Surviving are her daughter, Mrs. Marie Richards Giffin of LaPorte; five grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
        If they wish, friends may make memorial donations to Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, the family said.