|Birth: ||Aug. 2, 1930|
|Death: ||Jul. 23, 2010|
Mrs. Alyce West Richardson, passed away Friday, July 23, 2010 at her home.
Funeral services will be held at 1p.m.., Monday, July 26, 2010, at the First Presbyterian Church of Cleveland with Rev. Sid Harmon officiating. Burial will follow in the North Cleveland Cemetery.
Visitation will be Sunday, July 25, 2010, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Ray Funeral Home.
Mrs. Richardson was born on August 2, 1930 to Cordelia McNeese West and John Parker West. She married Clarence James "Rich" Richardson, Jr. on October 16, 1950. She was a long time member of First Presbyterian Church in Cleveland, where she sang in the choir, served on the Finance Committee, and Marguerite Bolling Circle. Mrs. Richardson was the first female president of Bolivar County Chamber of Commerce, the co-owner of West Implement Co. until it was sold in 1983, and served on the Board of Directors for the State Bank and Trust.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Cordelia McNeese West and John Parker West; her husband, Clarence James "Rich" Richardson; daughter, Parker Alyce Richardson; and brother, Arthur Clayton West.
Mrs. Richardson is survived by her son, Clarence James "Jimbo" Richardson, III (Yamina) of Jackson; two daughters, Lucy Janoush (Paul) of Cleveland and Lee McKinley (Randall) of Monroe, Ga.; four grandchildren, Will Janoush (Andrea) of Jackson; Mary Parker Janoush of Cleveland; and Nick McKinley and Rich McKinley, both of Monroe, Ga.
Pallbearers will be Dr. Paul Warrington, Dr. David Walt, Robert Heslep, Johnny West, Allan Savoie, Ed Kossman, Jr., David Work, Tom Janoush and Josh Warrington.
Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Cleveland, 1100 Higway 8, Cleveland, Ms 38732, Delta State University Foundation - Margaret Wade Memorial, Cleveland, Ms 38733 and National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, P.O. Box 1873, Greenville, Ms 38702.
Clarence J. Richardson (1928 - 1988)
Parker Alyce Richardson (1952 - 1974)*
North Cleveland Cemetery
Created by: Ted Solomon
Record added: Jul 25, 2010
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