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Mary Rachel Richardson
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Obituary for Mary Rachel Richardson

Mary Rachel Richardson, age 85, of the Mill Creek section of Raven, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, February 20th at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born May 19, 1932 in Russell County to the late Ranzy and Jennie Sloan Richardson. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family and the last surviving member of her family in her generation. She was a member of the Pine Creek Holiness Church, a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, and friend.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Richardson; one sister, Myrtle Whited; seven brothers, Daily, Claude, Clyde, Jessie, Garnett, Albert, and Paul Richardson; two infant grandchildren.

Mrs. Richardson is survived by two daughters, Virginia Richardson and Sherry Richardson both of Raven, VA; her adopted granddaughter, Sharon Rose and husband Jon and their children, Evan and Renae of Bluefield, VA; five sons, Jimmy Richardson of Conover, NC, Gary Richardson and wife Patty of Salem, VA, David Richardson and wife Ruthie of Raven, VA, Steve Richardson and Keith Richardson both of Raven, VA; her granddaughter of the heart, Jorie Richardson; seven grandchildren, and twelve great-grandchildren; special nieces, Jackie Richardson, Ellen Dye, Margaret Dye, and Pat Smith also survive.

The family will receive friends from 6 – 9 p.m. Thursday, February 22 at Singleton Funeral Service in Cedar Bluff, VA.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, February 23 at the Pine Creek Holiness Church with Rev. Jim Richardson and Brother JP Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in the Richardson Cemetery on Horton Ridge. Pallbearers will be Jon Rose, Doug Short, Danny Dye, David Dye, Ed Richardson, Coy Richardson, Richie Richardson, and Fred Richardson.

The family would like to extend a special Thank You to Dr. Kabaria and staff for their care and kindness they showed Mother.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by going to Singleton Funeral Service is serving the Richardson Family.

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6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Singleton Funeral and Cremation Service

1116 Cedar Valley Drive
Cedar Bluff, VA 24609





2:00 PM
Pine Creek Holiness Church

Pine Creek
Swords Creek, VA 24260

Cemetery Details


Richardson Cemetery

Horton Ridge Road
Raven, VA 24639


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