Johnnie Rich

March 11, 1929January 3, 2019

Funeral Service for Johnnie Oreva Carter Rich, 89, of Anniston will be held at 11am on Monday, January 7th, 2019 at Gray Brown Service Mortuary. Burial will follow at Forestlawn Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6-8pm Sunday night at the funeral home. Mrs. Rich passed away Thursday night in Jacksonville.

She is survived by her husband of 70+ years William "Bill" Rich; children Sherry Bennett (Billy), Charlene Patterson, and Jon Rich (Kim); grandchildren Kim Boyd (Bobby), Will Bennett, Zach Bennett (Melody), Whit Patterson, Wes Rich (Molly), and Lauren Doss (Michael); great-grandchildren Devin Zinn, Dalton Boyd, Oliver Bennett, Millie Bennett, Gunner Rich, and Raelyn Doss; sisters Virginia Moore and Racine Daniel; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Mrs. Rich was a native of Clay County. She was a long time member of Central Church of Christ. She enjoyed knitting, playing Rummy, and looking at old pictures of her family and friends. She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and will be greatly missed.


  • Family and friends


  • Visitation Sunday, January 6, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, January 7, 2019

Johnnie Rich

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Sandi Hartzog

January 7, 2019

Sherry and family, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I remember coming to your house as a child (around 10-12 years old). I remember when ur baby sister died. My mother was Ista Couch, Most May remember me as “Susie “ a nickname given to me by someone, I don’t remember who. God bless you and your family .

Charlotte Downing

January 4, 2019

Bill,Sherry,Charlene,Jon and family.You are in my thoughts and prayers.