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Gracie Jane Richardson, 80, Russell Co., KY (1934-2014)

She was a native of Russell County, KY, and a resident at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late WIllis Newt & Bessie Tucker Smith, and the widow of Osa Gene Richardson. She leaves 8 direct living descendants. She was a homemaker and a member of the Fairview Baptist Church.
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Gracie Jane Richardson, 80, of Russell Springs, died Monday, March 31, 2014 at the Russell County Hospital, Russell Springs, KY.

Funeral services for Gracie Jane Richardson will be 12pm noon CT, Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Elvis Tucker officiaitng. Friends may call after 11amCT, Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Burial in the Fairview Cemetery, Russell County, KY.

Gracie Jane Richardson, 80, Russell Co., KY (1934-2014)

She was born Sunday, March 25, 1934 in Russell County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Willis Newt & Bessie Tucker Smith. She died Monday, March 31, 2014, in Russell Springs, Russell County, KY, at the age of 80 years, 6 days.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Fairview Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Osa Gene Richardson; a sister, Lucille Smith; and two brothers, Waldo and Homer Smith.

Survivors include the following:
  • A son: Rickie James Richardson, Norwood, Ohio

  • Three grandchildren: Rickie James Michael Richardson, April Danielle Richardson, and Jennifer Michelle Richardson

  • Four great grandchildren

  • Sister: Ovalene McGowan, Russell Springs, KY
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Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY in charge of arrangements.

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