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Marilyn Joan Richards-Racop, age 86, of Vincennes, formerly of Linton, passed away peacefully at 10:30 P.M. on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes. She was born in Linton on July 16, 1932, the daughter of Creel & Esther (Suttle) Robison.
Marilyn was a 1950 graduate of Linton-Stockton High School. Marilyn owned and operated Marilyn's Powder Puff Beauty shop in Linton for many years. She was a loving wife, mother, mamaw, and homemaker.
She was a member of Linton First Christian Church for many years and was a member of the Church of the Brethern in Lawrenceville, IL in most recent years.
She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Bernard R. Racop of Vincennes, two sons, Scott Richards and Tony (Debbie Williams) Richards, both of Linton, a son-in-law, Jerry Reed of Linton, three grandchildren, Derick (Rebecca) Richards, Chatalaine Reed, and Jerisa (Nick) Yingling, and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband of 38 years, Dave L. Richards, her daughter, Jenissa Reed, two brothers, Warren and Bob Robison, and a sister, Barbara Boyd.
Funeral service will be held at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, March 25, 2019, with Rev. Dick Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Linton.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday from 2:00 - 6:00 P.M., and Monday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service.
Online condolences can be sent at www.welchcornett.com.