Kellie Clay Richards, 51, of Cumming, died July 26, 2012.
Born in Atlanta, she was the daughter of Jack and June Clay of Eatonton.
Kellie had worked as a preschool teacher. Her passion for animals led her to work at Hamby Animal Hospital and as PetWatch pet-sitter.
In addition to her parents, survivors include her beloved husband, Al Richards of Cumming; children, Clay Alton Richards and Lauren Melissa Richards of Cumming; sister, Torri (Craig) Frank of Oxford; mother and father-in-law, Bobbie and Alton Richards of Cumming; sisters-in-law, Teresa Garrett of Dawsonville, Vivian (Alan) Bennett of Gainesville, Gloria (Jeff) Perry of Cleveland; various other relatives also survive.
Memorial services were held at 3 p.m. July 28 in the chapel of McDonald and Son Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations were requested made to the American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org) or (800) ACS-2345.
McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory of Cumming was in charge of the arrangements.