Mary M. Richardson

Mary M. Richardson

Mary M. Richardson, 81, of Anna, died Friday, April 5, 2024, at her home. 

She was born on May 31, 1942, in Anna, the daughter of Elmer and Lena Bruner Gibbs. She married Jerry Richardson on April 30, 1960.

She worked for over 20 years at Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center in Anna as a technician and later as a supervisor. 

She loved to travel with Jerry, especially to the mountains. She was an avid reader and always enjoyed trips to the flea market. Her memories and caring spirit will be deeply missed. 

She is survived by her husband, Jerry Richardson Sr. of Anna; children Jerry Jr. (Ruth) Richardson of Anna, Claude (Chantell) Richardson of Melbourne, Fla., Nina (Robert) McDaniel of Jonesboro and Terry (Crystal) Richardson of Anna; grandchildren Greg (Lisa) Richardson of Cocoa Beach, Fla., Randy Richardson of Anna, Stephen Webb of Jonesboro, Tia (Mike) Aurthur of Carbondale, Rebecca (Patrick) Nesbit of Anna, Kyle (Ellie) McDaniel of Anna, Aaron McClure of Orlando, Fla., Tyler (Katie) McDaniel of Anna, Logan Morse of Anna, Kanisha Alston of Carbondale, Noah (Erin) Richardson of Anna and Connor Richardson of Anna; 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, Delores Barton of St. Charles, Mo.; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Paul, Charles and Raymond Gibbs; and sisters Mildred Earline Matthews and Lorene Benedette.

There will be no services at this time. 

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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