Flora D. Richardson
Flora D. Richardson, 76, of Belle Rive died 4:20 a.m. Dec. 4, 2004,
at Doctor's Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Salem. She first
worked as an office manager for Mt. Vernon Shoe Factory and later as a
secretary for WMCL Radio.
Mrs. Richardson was born Nov. 3, 1928, in Jefferson County to Edman "Ted"
and Alma (Burgin) Davenport. She married Robert Glen Richardson on
Oct. 22, 1949, in Mt. Vernon; he died Aug. 9, 1984.
Funeral services were to be held 10 a.m. today at Hughey Funeral Home in
Mt. Vernon, with Guy Leonard and the Rev. Dwain Miller to officiate.
Burial was to follow at Belle Rive-Flint Cemetery in Belle Rive.
Mrs. Richardson is survived by sisters Kathryn Hawkins and husband
Clifford of Mt. Vernon and Marcella G. Peacock of Mt. Vernon; and several
nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her lifelong beloved friend,
Kenneth Compton of Mt. Vernon.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and four brothers,
Ralph, Homer, Wayne and Everett Davenport.
Mrs. Richardson was a member of Belle Rive Missionary Baptist Church. She was
also a member of the Home Extension for several years.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to the First Church of God
building fund and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to
Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864. Arrangements
have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may call
242-3348 for obituary information at any time.
Date: 9 Dec 2004
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman