Mrs. Helen H. Richardson
Funeral Services Held Sunday For Mrs. Richardson

Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon for Mrs. Helen H. 
Richardson, wife of Vol. E. Richardson, who died Friday afternoon at the family 
residence, 200 N. 12 th street. 

A life-long and devoted member of the First Methodist church, she 
was active all of her adult life in its causes. She served as organist and choir 
director for 17 years, was secretary of the primary department of the Sunday 
school, and took part for many years in the Woman's Society for Christian 

Mrs. Richardson also was a charter member of the Monday Study 

Her funeral was conducted by the Rev. Dale Harmon, Pastor of the 
First Methodist, at Myers Chapel. Burial was in Oakwood cemetery. 

Mrs. Richardson was born in Mt. Vernon July 2, 1866, the daughter 
of John T. and Lora (Ridgeway) Hartnagel. She was married May 2, 1908, to Vol E. 
Richardson. Their Golden Wedding anniversary was observed last year. 

Surviving are Mr. Richardson and one daughter, Miss Eleanor 
Richardson, an instructor at Mt. Vernon high school. 

Mt. Vernon Register News - June 1, 1959
Submitted by: Mary Jane Ohms
Jan 2002

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