Tracy Lynn (Bates) Richards, 46, of Cadiz, died Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at the home of her parents in Cadiz. She was born October 4, 1963 in Martins Ferry, a daughter of Mary Ellen Sowers Tuchek and John Tuchek of Cadiz and the late Maurice “Cook” Bates. She was also preceded in death by a nephew, Robert “Bobby” Gotschall, Jr. Friends may call Thursday, 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, where services will be held Friday April 2, 2010 at 11 a.m. with Rev. John Bishop and Rev. Ernest Creamer officiating. Burial will follow at Cadiz Union Cemetery, Cadiz. A full obituary will appear in the next edition of the Harrison News-Herald.