Ms. Richards is survived by her brother, James Smith; sister, Mitzi (Melvin) Rose; nephews: James Smith and Melvin Rose II, nieces: Crystal Tennason, Melanie Rose McRoberts, Bridget Rose Miller, Stormie Rose and Sequoia Rose, 6 great-nieces: Taylor Rose, Olajuwa Rose, Mercades Miller, Anita Miller, Isabelle Miller, Kara Tennaese; 5 great-nephews: Zackery Rose, Cameron Williams, Dylan Rose Miller, Hurricane Rose Miller, Gavin Tennaese, best friends: April Murray Reichardt, Jennifer Leonard and Dawn Starks, boyfriend, Jr. Hinderlighter and ex-husband, Robert Richards, step-sister, Georgetta Darnell, step-brothers: David and Brad Darnell. She is preceded in death by her parents: James and Violet Smith nee McKinley, brother, Mallie Smith, step-father, Andrew Darnell and step-sister, Debbie Darnell. Misti was an avid Cardinals fan and a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wentzville, Missouri. She graduated with honors from Mizzou and St. Louis University. She will be dearly missed by all.