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Shirley Richards Sam

March 20,1968 - October 7, 2009

With great sorrow, the Sam, Richards, Perkins and Wesley families announce the home going of our beloved wife, daughter, mother, sister, aunt, and cousin, Mrs. Shirley Richards Sam. This sad event occurred on Wednesday, October 7, 2009 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Shirley is survived by her husband Edwin Sam Sr, her children Edwin, Nicholas, and Colin; mother, Olivia Richards; aunts, Cecelia Perkins Cooper, Esther "Teta EC" Wesley; father, Rupert D Richards; sisters, Vashti Richards, Lorraine Richards Allen, Robertha Richards, Erica Siafa and Rose Diggs Richards; brothers, Rodney D Richards, Willis A. Allen & Ted Richards; host of cousins, nieces, nephews & friends.

Services of Celebration for the life of Shirley Richards Sam

Wake Keeping (
Friday, October 23, 2009 (7-11PM)
Allen Temple A.M.E. Church (Tel) 513-531-7539
7080 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45237

Funeral Service (same address/location as Wake Keeping)
Saturday, October 24, 2009
10 to 11 AM viewing of the remain
11AM Service

Spring Grove Cemetery
4521 Spring Grove
Cincinnati, Oh 45232

Woodward Career Technical High School
7005 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45237

**All tributes will be give at the night of the wake**

In lieu of flowers and cards, the family would appreciate you making a contribution to Shirley's children (Edwin, Nicholas & Colin) trust fund
Children fund information:
Bank: National City Bank of Cincinnati
Routing Number: 041000124
Account Number: 4394730
*For Deposit only*

Hawthorn Suites 513-354-1000
11180 Drive Sharonville, OH 45241
Executive Suites (Queen Bed and sofa bed) $ 79.99 nightly (15 rooms available)
Double Rooms (2 queen beds) $ 89.99 nightly (5 rooms available)
GROUP NAME: Shirley Richards Sam

Howard Johnson
400 Glen Springs Drive
Cincinnati,OH 45246 513-825-3129
2 double beds $49.99 (10 Rooms available)
GROUP NAME: Shirley Richards Sam

Doubletree Guest Suites Cincinnati/Sharonville
6300 East Kemper Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45241
Phone: 513/489-3636 Fax: 513/247-6018
GROUP NAME: Shirley Sam's Funeral

Sheraton Cincinnati North Hotel
11320 Chester Road, Cincinnati
Ohio 45246, United States
Phone: (513) 771-2080 Fax: (513) 771-2312

1. Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG)
2. Dayton Airport (DAY)
Contact Address
4581 Randall Dr
Hamilton, OH 45011

Contact Info
Edwin Sam (Husband) -
Olivia Richards (Mother) - 347-451-6467
Vashti Richards - (Sister) 847-354-0019
Robertha Richards (Sister) 502-714-1166
Willis & Lorraine Allen (Brother & Sister) 847-477-6096
Rodney & Rose Richards (Brother & Sister) 513-885-0053
Pamela Carter Ngangana (Aunt) 440-542-0584
Reginald Wesley (Uncle) 703-587-9995
Ruben Wesley (Uncle) 252-259-4379
E.C.White-Clarke 612-309-7856

Local Contact
Marca Stubblefield- (Coordinator) 513 907 1635
John Wrimene- (Liberian Community President) 513 262 7057
Mike Philips - (The Sams' Family friend) 513 239 9659

Visit using an address above for all directions.


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