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George W. Richardson

Services for George W. Richardson, of Brookhaven, will be heldat 2 p.m. on Friday, April 25, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel onNorth Jackson Street with burial in Easthaven Cemetery inBrookhaven.

Visitation is from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Richardson, 90, died April 22, 2008, at Haven Hall HealthCare Center. He was born in Center, Ky., on March 25, 1918, toThomas Allen Richardson and Bertha London Richardson.

He was retired and the former owner of the White House Cafe. Hewas a United States Army veteran of World War II. He was a memberof the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and theMississippi Law Enforcement Association. He was a Mason and aShriner, and a member of the Oriental Band. He was a member ofCumberland Presbyterian Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Vera MartinRichardson in 1992; and his brothers, Wayne, Harry and SamuelRichardson.

Survivors are his sons, George W. “Bill” Richardson Jr. and wifeCarol, of Hattiesburg, and Raymond Richardson and wife Debbie, ofBrookhaven; his daughters, Marcia Keene and husband Sammy, ofSummit, and Janet Hunter, of Brookhaven; his brothers, HubertRichardson and wife Leola, of Louisville, Ky., and James Richardsonand wife Helen, of Cave City, Ky.; his grandchildren, Missy K. Byrdand Darren, Scott Goleman, Brad Goleman, Stacy McPhil and Matt,Rodney A. Richardson and Christy, Josh R. Richardson and Jennifer,Ashley R. Stroud and Terry, Christy R. Knight and Brian, and MartyRichardson and Robin, his 15 great-grandchildren; and a specialfriend, Betty Ann Ellis, of Brookhaven.