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Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014

Mary Richardson

Friday, March 10, 2006

PORTAGEVILLE - Mary K. Richardson, 104, died March 8, 2006, at her home in Portageville.

Born Oct. 21, 1901, in New Madrid County, daughter of the late William F. and Mary Rohrer Kimes, she was the oldest living member of the First United Methodist Church in Portageville and a graduate of the Springfield Business College.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Dan Kimes, John Kimes and Frank Kimes; and four sisters, Lennie Kimes, Nell Kimes Hawkins, Pearl Kimes Slaughter and Sarah Kimes Jones.

Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Barry and Norma Lou Richardson Jr. of Portageville; one daughter and son-in-law, Mark and Beth Cross of Portageville; and five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today at the DeLisle Funeral Home. Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church with the Revs. Sharon Howard, Bob Kespelher and LeLand Butler officiating.

Burial will follow in the Mounds Park Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be: Lee Richardson, Blake Richardson, Jordan French, Ricky Ray, Brandon Ray and Tony Howard.

Honorary pallbearers will be Michele French, Janet Stephens, Marca Cross, Brooke Howard, Mary Hannah Cross, Kelsey Stephens and Kristen Stephens.

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Memorial contributions may be made to the church

of the donor's choice.