Dianna Lyn Prater Richards, 55, loved to travel and walk on the beach

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Dianna Lyn Prater Richards
Dianna Lyn Prater Richards

Dianna Lyn Prater Richards, 55, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016.

Dianna was a native of Alabama and a Peninsula resident since 1980. She was employed in Medical Services with Riverside Home Health Care. Dianna had a great love of family and friends, loved to travel and walk on the beach. She enjoyed working with her nurses and medical staff.

Dianna was preceded in death by her mother, Linda Gust Phelps.

She is survived by her husband, Vance Richards; daughter Kaitlin Kozak of Yorktown; her father, Gerald Phelps; stepson, Cory Richards of Florida; step-daughter, Kristina, of Kentucky; and brother, Michael Prater, and his wife, Selinda, of Roanoke, Va.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, at the chapel of Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.