Macoupin County Enquirer, Wednesday, 8 March 1922, page 4 column 5 "North Otter"

Mrs. E. H. Richards who has been afflicted with a cancer for a long time, is gradually getting worse.

Wednesday, 12 April 1922, page 7 column 2 "North Otter"

Mrs. E. H. Richards has been moved to the home of her daughter, Mrs. Walter Reece.

Mrs. Charles Dorks from west of Carlinville, has ben here for some days helping care for her mother, Mrs. E. H. Richards who is still very poorly.

Mrs. Carrie Duggan of Girard, was here a day or two last week with her sister, Mrs. E. H. Richards.

Wednesday, 19 April 1922, page 5 column 4-5 "North Otter"

Mrs. E. H. Richards who has been a sufferer from cancer for some years passed away Wednesday night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Walter Reece. She was in her 69th year. Mrs. Richards was the eldest daughter of Beverly and Louisa Adcock and was born here and spent all her life in North Otter. She was a member of Union Baptist church. She leaves to mourn their loss, her companion, two daughters, Mrs. Walter Reece and Mrs. George Dorks and one son Ira Richards, several grandchildren, one brother and several sisters, besides many other relatives and sympathizing neighbors and friends. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Edwards of South Otter, Friday afternoon at Oak Grove and interment was made in Oak Grove cemetery.

Wednesday, 19 April 1912, page 8 column 2

Mrs. E. H. Richards died at home in North Otter township, Wednesday afternoon. Funeral will be held Friday afternoon at 1:00 o'clock at Oak Grove church. Interment in Oak Grove cemetery.