2018-02-28 / Obituaries


Mrs. Edith Laverne Richardson, age 81, of Brinson died Thursday, February 22, 2018, at her residence.

Funeral services were held Saturday, February 24, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at Bellview Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Whitaker officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Matthew Queen, Andy Richardson, Tim Cook, Aaron Kent, Jose Ramirez and Jeremy Weeks.

Mrs. Richardson was a member of Colquitt Church of God and was a homemaker.

She is survived by three sons, Lester H. (Gladys Marie) Richardson of Thomasville, Franklin (Norma) Richardson of Colquitt, and Michael Paul (Judy) Richardson of Camilla; three daughters, Nancy Richardson of Camilla, Patricia Phillips of Brinson, and Teressa (Bobby) Ellison of Brinson; 24 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Amy (Randy) Spooner, Gloria Jean (Ronald) Mancil of Colquitt, and Sara Mott of Bainbridge; and one brother, Alvin Harden of Albany.

Mrs. Richardson was preceded in death by her husband, Lester Hayward Richardson; three sons, Donald Richardson, Billy Ray Richardson, and Tony Richardson; and one daughter, Sandra Ramirez.

Colquitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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