||THOMAS RICH, Bible Club 4; Stamp Club 2; Choir 2, 3; BISA 2, 3.
services for the Rev. Thomas W. Rich, 53, of Mangham, Louisiana, were held Friday at Lone
Cherry Baptist Church near Mangham with the Rev. Max Lee, the Rev. Keith Jeselink, and the
Rev. Steve Sallis officiating. Interment will follow in South Central Cemetery near
Wisner, Louisiana, under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home of Winnsboro, Louisiana.
Rev. Rich died Tuesday, March 6, 1996 at Franklin Medical Center following a brief
illness. He was pastor of Lone Cherry Baptist Church near Mangham, a member of the
Mangham Lions Club, and had pastored churches in Louisiana and Arkansas. Survivors
include his wife, Amaryllis Lea Rich, Mangham: son, John Thomas Rich, Mangham; brother,
Odell Rich, Winchester, Virginia; mother-in-law Margie Lea, Winnsboro; uncle and aunt,
Ernest and Myrtle Lea Wisner; numerous other relatives and friends. Pallbearers were
Ardwayne Stapp, Prentice Jones, Jr., Jamie Jones, Robert Neal Harwell, Tommy Lowry, Bennie
Garrison and Prentice Jones, Sr. Honorary pallbearers were ministers, members of
Mangham Lions Club, principals and coaches of Mangham schools, and men of Lone Cherry