Hixson Funeral Home-Vinton

1420 Fancher, Vinton, LA


Fredna Nan Brooks Richard

June 15, 1939August 15, 2020

Fredna Nan Brooks Richard, age 81, of Baytown, Texas formerly of Vinton, Louisiana went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, August 15, 2020 in Baytown, Texas. Nan was born on June 15, 1939 in Montgomery, Alabama.

Nan was the world's greatest wife, mom, grandmother, and great-grandmother! She was also a member of VFW Lodge 9854. Nan will be greatly missed by all who loved her.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 43 years, Joseph Lloyd Richard, twin sister, Freida Ann Henderson, father, Robert Freeman Brooks, mother, Audrey Ann Wyatt Varona, and step-father, Sidney "Big Daddy" Varona.

Those left behind to cherish her memory are her son, Thomas Lloyd Richard and wife, Martha of Sweetlake, Louisiana; four daughters, Kathy Ann Richard and husband, Kevin of Baton Rouge, Arlene "Tootie" Pawela and husband, Joe of Moss Bluff, Tonya Marie Myers and husband, Everett of Silsbee, Texas, and Audrey Ament Richard and husband, John of Baytown, Texas; thirteen grandchildren; and fourteen great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at Big Woods Cemetery under the direction of Hixson Funeral Home of Vinton.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.hixsonvinton.com for the Richard family.


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Fredna Nan Brooks Richard

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Ellen (Newman) Montgomery

August 18, 2020

Tommy, I was sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. Please know that you, Martha, and the rest of your family will be lifted in prayer. All of you are in my thoughts at this time. May God bring memories of past good times to your hearts that will help bring smiles. Blessings and love, Ellen & Buddy

Gary Alford

August 17, 2020

Sending thoughts and prayers to all of her family.

Gary (cousin of Fredna) & Sheila Alford
Nashville, TN

Gary Alford

August 17, 2020

Sending thoughts and prayers to your family.

Gary (cousin of Fredna) & Sheila Alford

Randy Alford

August 17, 2020

Amet, Carol and I were so sorry to learn of Fredna passing away. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers
Fredna’s cousin Randy Alford in Alabama


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