Eliza Jane Richmond passed away unexpectedly Thursday evening, March 29, 2012 at her residence, age 70. Eliza was born January 17, 1942 in Tawas, Michigan the daughter of John and Ellen (Malcolm) Morris. She was united in marriage to Ernie Richmond on January 21, 1967; he preceded her in death May 1995.
Eliza was a member of the Community Baptist Church, Women of the Moose, Chapter 1804 and Fraternal Order of Eagles all of Harrison. She was on the Harrison Community School Board for 8 yrs. Eliza volunteered at MidMichigan Medical Center-Clare and MidMichigan Physical Therapy Office in Clare. She retired after 24 years from Mid Michigan Community College.
Eliza is survived by her 4 children; William J. Heath, Dawn (Ted) Kotynia, Tammy (Marvin) Maleitzke, Renae (Shane) Sprinkle, 10 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; brothers; Danny (Brenda) Morris and William (Carol) Morris sisters; Norma Green, and Barbara Morris and several nieces and nephews, a dear friend, John Lewis. Eliza was preceded in death by her parents; husband; Ernie and two sisters; Beverly Ward Mary Bilicki
Memorial service will take place Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 2 p.m. from Stocking Funeral Home, Inc. with Pastor Ron Callen officiating. Visitation will be from 1pm until the time of service. Inurnment will take place in Maple Grove Cemetery. Memorial gifts in memory of Eliza may be considered to: MidMichigan Home Care and Hospice or Community Baptist Church-Harrison.