Mrs. Helen H. Richardson
Funeral Services Held Sunday For Mrs. Richardson
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon for Mrs. Helen H.
Richardson, wife of Vol. E. Richardson, who died Friday afternoon at the family
residence, 200 N. 12 th street.
A life-long and devoted member of the First Methodist church, she
was active all of her adult life in its causes. She served as organist and choir
director for 17 years, was secretary of the primary department of the Sunday
school, and took part for many years in the Woman's Society for Christian
Mrs. Richardson also was a charter member of the Monday Study
Her funeral was conducted by the Rev. Dale Harmon, Pastor of the
First Methodist, at Myers Chapel. Burial was in Oakwood cemetery.
Mrs. Richardson was born in Mt. Vernon July 2, 1866, the daughter
of John T. and Lora (Ridgeway) Hartnagel. She was married May 2, 1908, to Vol E.
Richardson. Their Golden Wedding anniversary was observed last year.
Surviving are Mr. Richardson and one daughter, Miss Eleanor
Richardson, an instructor at Mt. Vernon high school.
Mt. Vernon Register News - June 1, 1959
Submitted by: Mary Jane Ohms