Mrs. Leatha Johnson Richie, age 85, of Summerville, GA died Wednesday, January 28, 2009. Mrs. Richie was born April 20, 1923 in Caves Spring, GA, the daughter of the late Rufus Andrew and Annie Mae Highfield Johnson. She was a member of the Summerville First Baptist Church. She was co-owner and operator of Richie’s Clothing Store for 53 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Marion “Jim” Richie. Survivors include nephew, Larry (Connie Johnson) Howard, Summerville, GA; nieces, Carol Johnson (Murray) McCann, Rome, GA, Anna Howard, New, GA, Connie Huff, Johnson City, TN, Karen (J. D.) Page, Penny (Carl) Wilson, Donna (Dave) Dittman, all of Houston, TX, sister, Ava Johnson (Sol) Dittman, Houston, TX, nine Great Nieces and Nephews; 12 Great-great Nieces and Nephews. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a. m. Friday, January 30, 2009 at Summerville Cemetery with Rev. David Moore and Dr. Kenneth Summey officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Heyman Hospice Care, P. O. Box 163, Rome GA, 30162 or the American Cancer Society.