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Orah Pearl Quick, 92, of Richmond, died at 6:55 a.m. on Sunday, June 10, 2007, at the Shirkey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Richmond.
Pearl was born on Aug. 17, 1914 in Holden, to Hiram Wilber and Sarah LuEtta (Hale) Wilson. She married Orville S. Quick, Sr. of Rich Hill, on July 4, 1935; he preceded her in death on May 4, 2000.
Mrs. Quick, along with her husband, was a farmer, and owned and operated a Kansas City Star route. She worked at Price Candy in Richmond, and was a volunteer for the Salvation Army. She was a member in the RLDS Church and was active in the Restoration Branch. She had lived in Richmond since 1966.
Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Lonnie and Lisa Quick of Richmond; one daughter and son-in law, Nancy and John Ritter of Richmond; one daughter-in-law and her husband, Cheryl and Rick Guymon of Smithville; 10 grandchildren, Christina Cunningham, Justin Adkison, Brandon and Annie Quick, Nathan and Angie Quick, Tonya Buckallew, Jason Quick, Heather Guymon and Thomas Ubaldo; six great-grandchildren, Brooke Ellis, Samantha Claypole, Kennedy Quick, Alayna Quick, Tyler Quick, and Blayne Pace.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Orville S. Quick, Jr.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Ray County Memorial Hospital Hospice.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 12, 2007 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 13, 2007 at 1:30 p.m. at the Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond.
Burial will be in Richmond Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond is in charge of the arrangements.