Reva Mildred Richard, daughter of Rolla Roy and Edith Bell Richard was born October 13, 1905, near Harmon, Oklahoma, and departed this life at Arnett, Oklahoma Septermber 18, 1954 at the age of 48 years, 11 months and 5 days.
She attended grade school at the Harmon school and was graduated from Arnett high school with the class of '26. She taught one term of school in the Kennebec District, east of Arnett.
On March 31, 1928, she was united in marriage to Henry Branstetter at Woodward, Oklahoma. To this union three children were born; Olin Richard of St. Joseph Missouri; Audine Ann, (now Mrs. Charles Word) of Arnett, Oklahoma; and Max Henry of Stillwater, Oklahoma.
She moved with her husband and two older children to Arnett in1930 where they operated a general store for 14 years. She accepted Christ as her Savior in early womanhood and took an active part in the service of her Lord until ill health came. She lover her Bible and attended God's house whenever she could.
Besides her husband and three children, she is survived by four grand children: Sherry Ann, Millard Ray, and Brenda Kay Word, and Olin DeWitt Branstetter; one son-in-law, two daughters-in-law; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Richard of Harmon; two sisters Mrs. H. G. Weiden and Mrs. Robert McClung of Arnett; four brothers Roy of Harmon; Ralph of Woodward; R. C. of Buffalo; and Rober, of Fargo, North Dakota. One brother preceded her in death at the age of 11 years. Besides these, she leaves many other relatives and friends.
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