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Opal Richardson

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A funeral service for Opal Richardson, 97, of Sulphur Springs will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Al Davis and David Alcorn officiating.

Interment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park with David Alcorn, Anthony Alcorn, Bryan Bell, Rodney Crowson, Dennis Hill and Dirk Richardson serving as pallbearers.

Visitation will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Richardson died Wednesday evening, Feb. 27, 2013, at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital.

Opal Richardson was born in Dike on Sept. 2, 1915, the daughter of John Edward Young and Isabell (McCann) Young.

She married the Rev. L.E. Richardson in Dike on Jan. 2, 1932. He preceded her in death in 2009.

Mrs. Richardson was a homemaker and a member of Grace Family Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Mary Alcorn and Lanie of Yantis, Barbara Brown and Jay of Sulphur Springs; a son, Jerry Richardson and Loretta of Royse City; grandchildren Rodney Crowson, Rebecca Huckabee, Anthony Alcorn, David Alcorn, Melinda Bell, Bryan Bell, Terese Marsland, Heather Brown, Dennis Hill, Keri Rodriquez, Shannon Richardson and Dirk Richardson; great-grandchildren Adam, Jason and Micah Huckabee, Shelby Crowson, Tanner, Kai, Phoenix and Beau Alcorn, Johnny and Kaelee Bell, Bruno Tibola, Nathan Marsland, Brenna Robnett, Stryder and Trevor Rodriquez and Isabella Troquille; and a great-great-grandchild, Aiden Huckabee.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Patsy Bell; sisters Thelma Voss, Ailene Reeves, Gladys Eppars, Floy O’Shields and Kitty Buchannan; and brothers Odell Young and Guy Ernest Young.

Memorials may be made to Grace Family Church, P.O. Box 898, Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482.

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