Thelma Sue Richardson
Thelma Sue Richardson, 63, of Mt. Vernon died 4:07 a.m. March 30, 2005,
at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Richardson was born Oct. 12, 1941, in Bluford to Hershel and Elizabeth
Lucille (Wilson) Tate. She married Marvin E. Richardson Oct. 15, 1963, in
Mt. Vernon; he survives.
Graveside services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Olive Cemetery
in rural Jefferson County. The Rev. Gale Breeze will officiate. Those attending
the services are asked to go directly to the cemetery on Saturday morning.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Mrs. Richardson is survived by her husband, Marvin E. Richardson of Mt. Vernon;
a son, Marvin Alan Richardson and wife Heather of Mt. Vernon; four daughters,
Cindy Blazier and husband Jim of Woodlawn, Kim Bevis and husband Allan of
Woodlawn, Twila Barbre and husband Bennie of Mt. Vernon and Sylvia
Richardson of Mt. Vernon; a stepson, Charlie Patterson of Mt. Vernon; 10
grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; seven sisters, Hershella Warren and
husband Everett of O'Fallon, Mo., Louise Braddock of Michigan, Romona
Ellis and husband Les of Mt. Vernon, Virginia Bryant of Champaign, Linda
Tate of Mt. Vernon, Nancy Spangler of Woodlawn and Teresa Morris and
husband Dave of Bluford; three brothers, William Tate and wife Carolyn of
Mt. Vernon, Norman Ray Tate of Monroe, La., and Gleason Tate and wife
Laura of Benton, Mo.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Leota Graves, Norma
Rutherford and Gail Gersbacker; a brother, Fred Alan Tate; and a grandson,
Mrs. Richardson was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where
you may call 242-3348 for further information.
Date: 1 Apr 2005
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman