Mary Nell Richardson(1930 - 2014)

Mary Nell Richardson

Mrs. Mary Nell Richardson, age 83 of Jackson, passed away on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Jackson General Hospital.

Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, March 24, 2014 at 3 p.m. in the North Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Breedlove officiating. Interment will follow in Ridgecrest Cemetery.

Active pallbearers to serve will be Ted Wyatt, Christopher Glenn Carter, WIlliam Michael Carter, Rex Cox, Malcom Richardson, Tommy Moore, Ted Welch, and Joe Inman.

Mrs. Richardson was born on November 10, 1930 in Mifflin, TN to the late J.R. & Nola Strong. She was a graduate of Beech Bluff High School and a member of Parkview Baptist Church. She was a research patient at NIH in Bethesda, Maryland. She was a homemaker, avid gardener, and a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a granddaughter, Deanna Moore; a sister, Peggy Ann Garner; a half-sister, Agleene Maness; and a half-brother, Clarence Inman.

She married William Leonard Richardson on December 30, 1949, who survives her; daughters, Connie Cox (Rex) and Donna Moore (Tommy); grandsons, Christopher Glenn Carter (April) and William Michael Carter; and three great-grandchildren, Alaina, Dalton, and Jacob.

Visitation with the family will be held on Thursday, April 24, 2014 beginning at 1 p.m. going until the funeral hour at 3 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be directed to Parkview Baptist Church.

Arrangements are under the direction of George A. Smith and Sons Funeral Home, (731) 427-5555.


Funeral Home

George A. Smith & Sons Funeral Home
2812 North Highland Jackson, TN 38305
(731) 664-3994

Published in The Jackson Sun on Apr. 23, 2014