Eugene “Red” Richardson Sr.

Published 5:00 am Thursday, May 15, 2003

Services for Eugene “Red” Richardson Sr., of Brookhaven, are 3p.m., Saturday, May 17, at St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church withburial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from noon until 5 p.m., at WilliamsMortuary.

Mr. Richardson, 82, died May 10, 2003, at King’s DaughtersMedical Center. He was born in Lincoln County on Jan. 8, 1921, toFifus Richardson and Carrie Richardson.

He was retired.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Lola KellyRichardson; a son, Paul Richardson; four brothers; and foursisters.

Survivors are his sons, Eugene Richardson of Immokalee, Fla.,Alton Richardson of Brookhaven, Robert Richardson of Chicago, Ill.,Burt Richardson of Pascagoula; his daughters, Fannie Charles,Geraldine Lee, Lula McGee, Mary Williams, and Lizzie Hodge, all ofBrookhaven, Ethel Noonon of Lansing, Mich., Lillie Albert ofBrighton, Mass., Gloria Porter of Moss Point, and PaulineRichardson of Chicago; his brothers, Willie Kelly of Clinton, La.,Nathaniel Kelly and Louis Kelly, both of Greenville, and A.H. Kellyof Jackson; his sisters, Mary Nell Peavy, Carrie Kees, Ruby Kelly,and Bertha Kelly, all of Brookhaven; and 35 grandchildren, 49great-grandchildren, 22 great-great-grandchildren; and a host ofnieces and nephews.