For 53 years Richies Clothing Store along with Richies Men and Boys has been a part of the business community in downtown Summerville.  Yesterday, Leatha Richie passed away.  Leatha Richie and her husband Jim, who passed away several years ago, operated their clothing business on South Commerce Street for many years and then relocated to their present location on North Commerce Street.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Richie will be held Friday at the Summerville Cemetery at 11 AM.  Mrs. Richie was a member of Summerville First Baptist Church.  In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be made to Heyman Hospice or the American Cancer Society.