Flora D. Richardson
Flora D. Richardson, 76, of Belle Rive died 4:20 a.m. Dec. 4, 2004, 
at Doctor's Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Salem. She first 
worked as an office manager for Mt. Vernon Shoe Factory and later as a 
secretary for WMCL Radio. 

Mrs. Richardson was born Nov. 3, 1928, in Jefferson County to Edman "Ted" 
and Alma (Burgin) Davenport. She married Robert Glen Richardson on 
Oct. 22, 1949, in Mt. Vernon; he died Aug. 9, 1984. 

Funeral services were to be held 10 a.m. today at Hughey Funeral Home in 
Mt. Vernon, with Guy Leonard and the Rev. Dwain Miller to officiate. 
Burial was to follow at Belle Rive-Flint Cemetery in Belle Rive.

Mrs. Richardson is survived by sisters Kathryn Hawkins and husband 
Clifford of Mt. Vernon and Marcella G. Peacock of Mt. Vernon; and several 
nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her lifelong beloved friend, 
Kenneth Compton of Mt. Vernon. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and four brothers, 
Ralph, Homer, Wayne and Everett Davenport. 

Mrs. Richardson was a member of Belle Rive Missionary Baptist Church. She was 
also a member of the Home Extension for several years. 

For those who wish, memorials may be made to the First Church of God 
building fund and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to 
Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864. Arrangements 
have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may call 
242-3348 for obituary information at any time.

Date: 9 Dec 2004
Source: Register-News
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman 

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