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Earlene Richardson, Columbia, KY (1947-2012)

She was a native of Russell Co., KY and the matriarch of a large, respected family with strong ties in Adair and Russell Counties. She leaves 13 direct living descendants. She was a registered nurse.

Earlene Richardson, 65, died May 24, 2012, at the home of her daughter, in Columbia, KY.

The funeral will be Saturday, May 27, 2012, at 3pmCT, at Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Kenny Spaw the officiating clergy.

Earlene Richardson, Columbia, KY (1947-2012)

Earlene Richardson was born May 15, 1947, in Russell County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Josie Simpson Barnett and the late Ben Barnett. She died Thursday, May 24, 2012, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 65 years, 9 days.

Earlene Richardson is survived by the following:
  • One son: Mike (Tara) Warriner, Russell Springs, KY

  • Two daughters: Stephanie (Rick) Abston, Russell Springs, KY; and Sherry (Jeff) Roberts, Russell Springs, KY

  • Eight grandchildren

  • Two great grandchildren

  • Four sisters; Justine Johnson, Susie york, Rosie Warriner, all of Russell Springs, KY; and Shirley Giliam, Whiteland, IN

  • Two brothers: Arlo Barnett and Gene Barnett, both of Jamestown, KY
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Leon Barnett and James Barnett.

Bernard Funeral Home, 367 Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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