AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Monday, September 21, 2015, Mrs. Hiroko Ozawa Richardson, 84, loving wife to the late retired S/Sgt .John H. Richardson. Mrs. Richardson was born in Tokyo, Japan, but has lived in Augusta for the past 48 years. She was a member of the USA Dance Organization and did karaoke with her close friends. She was a devoted UGA football fan, enjoyed dancing, and loved to eat, despite her small stature. Mrs. Richardson was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Surviving family members include her children: Virginia Richardson Fulghum (David), Patricia "Patti" Richardson Lillis (Paul), Mary Richardson Thompson (Richard), and John "Jay" William Richardson, II (Shannon); grandchildren: Samantha F. Mathe (Michael), Savannah J. Fulghum, Brandon Crook, Benjamin Lillis (Lauren), Patrick Lillis, Molly Lillis, Thomas Beshara, Tyler Amerson, and Madyson Richardson; 3 great grandchildren; and sisters: Chiyoko Ozawa and Kiyoko Stamp. A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 3:00 P.M. in the chapel of Thomas Poteet & Son. Flowers are accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the Hiroko Richardson Memorial Fund, c/o Wells Fargo Bank, at any location, to #6774296989 to fund funeral expenses in Japan. The family will receive friends Saturday beginning at 2:00 P.M. until the time of the service at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com
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Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors
214 Davis Road
Augusta, GA 30907
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Sept. 24, 2015