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Gladys Priddy Richardson

January 30, 1923 — September 22, 2019

Gladys Priddy Richardson

On September 22, 2019, just a few months shy of her 97th birthday, Gladys Priddy Richardson left this earth and joined loved ones in her heavenly home.

Mrs. Richardson was born January 30, 1923 in Rockingham County, NC, a daughter of the late Ben and Tidy Holt Priddy. She had attended Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, was a homemaker and a farmer’s wife.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Green Richardson, son and daughter-in-law, Edwin and Margaret White Richardson, granddaughter, Anita Shepard and siblings, Della Lemons, Louie, Otis, and Edgar Priddy.

Surviving are her children, Donnie Richardson and wife Sandra, Linda Russell and husband Bobby; grandchildren, Eddie Richardson, Shelia McInnis, Kristi King, Karen Wilson, Erin Richardson, Will Russell, Ben Russell, and Molly Goodman; great grandchildren, Maxine, Samantha, and Luke McInnis, Will King, McKenzie Knight, Jordan Shepard, Chase Wilson, Karlie, Josie, Allie, and Tucker Russell and Abe and Cabot Goodman; great great grandchild, Charleigh McInnis; and siblings, Hassell Priddy and wife Doris ,and sister, Ruby Richardson.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm Thursday, September 26, 2019 at the Carter Funeral Home, Ellerbe Chapel with Rev. Chris Thornton officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will see friends from 5:00 – 7:00 pm Wednesday at Carter Funeral Home in Ellerbe and at other times at the home of Linda and Bobby Russell.

The family would like to extend thanks to the staff of Sandy Ridge Assisted Living and Richmond County Hospice for their kindness and loving care of Mrs. Richardson.

Memorials may be made to Mt. Pleasant Community Club, P.O. Box 65, Ellerbe, NC 28338, or to Richmond County Hospice, 1119 US Hwy 1 N, Rockingham, NC 28379.

 

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Visitation

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Carter Funeral Home Ellerbe Chapel

143 Church Street, Ellerbe, NC 28338

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Funeral Service

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Carter Funeral Home Ellerbe Chapel

143 Church Street, Ellerbe, NC 28338

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