Arlene F. Richards, age 78, of Rockwall, TX, passed away March 2, 2019. She was born March 28, 1940, in Muncie, Indiana, to Herschel Million and Edith Turner. Arlene loved children and animals. She was always willing to pet-sit. A very easy person to talk to, she often made friends wherever she went. Arlene was a strong woman, raising both of her daughters on her own. She adored her daughters and was very proud of their success. She helped when Cheryl’s children were young and at home. This allowed Cheryl to be able to go to medical school. Arlene enjoyed floral design and jewelry making. She was an avid Texas Rangers baseball fan and wouldn’t hesitate to ask you to change the channel if a game was playing. She passed her love of baseball on to the next generations. She loved watching Jeopardy every day. Christmas was special to Arlene, she enjoyed giving gifts to others. Her family will miss her dearly. She came to know Christ as her savior when she was 28 years old. She raised her children and grandchildren to know God and rely on him for everything.
Arlene is survived by her daughters: Cheryl Stallings and husband Allen, Lisa Richards; sister: Evelyn Jones; brother: Dale Million; grandsons: Aaron Bray, Mason Bray and wife Kecia, Joseph Stallings, Great grandsons: Maxwell McGrath, Sage Bray, Quinlyn Stallings and Link Stallings; and granddaughter: Meredith Bray, Great granddaughters: Katia Bray and Rein Stallings. She was preceded in death by her parents: Herschel and Edith Million; grandson: Allen Stallings Jr.; and great granddaughter: Nevaeh Stallings.
Funeral services will be held 1:00pm, Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Reflections at Rest Haven Funeral Home-Rockwall Location, with Pastor Doyl Tully officiating.