She was the daughter of George “Gilbert” and Anna “Lillian” Braden Richmond of Henderson. She was a graduate of Henderson City High School and the University of Evansville after also attending Union University in Jackson, Tenn., and Kentucky Wesleyan College.

She was director at the Catholic Center and Sarto Retreat House for 17 years before retiring. Before that she worked at American General Finance and had been the director of Volunteer Action Center.

George-Anne was appointed to the Catholic Charities Board three times, was a member when she passed away and previously had been president of the board. She also had been a member of the YWCA and served one term as president. She and her husband had served on the board of the former Parents Club at Memorial High School and held the post of co-presidents for one year. She was a graduate of the Leadership Evansville program.

She grew up as a member of Immanuel Baptist Temple in Henderson. She was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church in Evansville for more than 40 years. Her many activities in the church over the years included Sunday school teacher, choir member, Eucharistic Minister and a member of the Camillus Ministry visiting the sick in hospitals.

Survivors include her husband, Thomas M.; her older son, Thomas J. Ryder and his wife, Julie Allen Ryder, and daughter, Elizabeth, of Evansville, younger son, Kevin Ryder and his wife, Nicole, and daughter, Abbey, of Mukwonago, Wis.; and brother, Larry Richmond of Cape Coral, Fla.; nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3010 E. Chandler, in Evansville. Msgr. Kenneth Knapp will officiate. Entombment will be in St. Joseph Mausoleum.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel, 800 S. Hebron Ave., Evansville, with a memorial service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue Tuesday from 9:30 to 10 a.m. at the church.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Evansville Catholic Charities, Court Building, Suite 603, 123 N.W. Fourth St., Evansville, IN 47708 or the American Cancer Society, 6301 Old Boonville Hwy., Evansville, IN 47715.

Condolences may be made online at www.ziemerfuneralhome.com.
 

Most Read This Week

March 18, 2015 9434

UPDATE: Hanson Man Located in Henderson, Taken to…

by Trooper Stu Recke
March 25, 2015 4940

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4872

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 4762

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4021

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 3703

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

February 25, 2015 13815

Multi-Agency Investigation Nets Large-Scale Meth…

by Trooper Stu Recke
March 09, 2015 12853

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI

Stories Trending Today

March 26, 2015 1384

‘Chasing Rainbow’ Heart Walk Raises Funds for AHA

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 26, 2015 1067

Two Injured after Jumping from Second Floor to…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
March 26, 2015 990

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - March 26,…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 26, 2015 968

Baptist Health Honors Staff with Years of Service…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 26, 2015 944

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by Hopkins Court Clerk
March 26, 2015 894

Teams 'Dodge for the Cure' during Relay for Life…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 26, 2015 849

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
March 26, 2015 746

Kentucky, West Virginia Governors Offer Friendly…

by Office of the Governor
March 26, 2015 694

UPDATE - OPD Seeking Public's Help in Locating…

by Owensboro Police Department
March 26, 2015 600

Hopkins KFB Manager Named Manager of Year

by Kentucky Farm Bureau