Francine Boyd Richesin 04-06-2001 Francine Boyd Richesin (April 6, 2001) Francine Boyd Richesin of Sweetwater, passed away Saturday, April 6, after a lengthy illness. She was a member of the Murray’s Chapel Baptist Church, where she served as church clerk and a Sunday School teacher. She was a very dedicated Christian lady. She was 56. Preceded in death by: parents, James and Hattie Boyd; sister, Elenora Wilkes; brothers, Dewey Boyd, Olen Boyd and James Boyd Jr. Survivors include: husband of 38 years-Carl “Buddy” Richesin; Son and daughter-in-law-Carl A. “Bud” III and Sheri Richesin; Grandchildren-Tyler and Trevor Richesin, all of Sweetwater; Sisters-Lorene Foster Plemons of Chattanooga; and Vonita Ritchie of Merritt Island, Fla.; Mother-in-law-Mabel Richesin of Sweetwater; Several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were 8 p.m., Monday, in Kyker’s Chapel, with the the Revs. Joe Caldwell, John Smith and Bobby Lawson officiating. Interment was 10 a.m., Tuesday, in the Murray’s Baptist Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Murray’s Baptist Church. Kyker Funeral Home, Sweetwater, in charge of arrangements.