Mrs. Erma Dean Eddings Richardson was born to the late Will Eddings and Bertha Hall Eddings on May 3, 1926 in Deberry, Texas. She was educated in Deberry and moved to Longview as a young woman.
Mrs. Erma worked for Dr. and Mrs. Henry McGrede for a number of years. She also worked for Longview ISD as a cook and as a custodian for a number of years.
Mrs. Erma became a member of East Cotton Street Church of Christ as a young adult. A faithful member until she became too sick to attend.
Mrs. Erma passed away at Christus Good Shepherd Medical Center on October 5, 2020 at 12:57 p.m.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her loving and caring husband Mr. R. D. Richardson, grandson Michael Brooks, great‐grandson Dominic Brooks, family friends D. C. Caldwell and Ocie Skinner, son‐in‐law Claude Beard; 3 brothers, 6 sisters, a sibling that died at birth, and one special brother‐in‐law Robert Bouchum.
Loving memories will be cherished by her children, Diane Beard, Donald (Terie) Richardson, Juanita Richardson, Timothy Richardson and Carolyn (Larry) Jackson ; one sister, Mendy Richardson; 9 grandchildren; 21 great‐grandchildren; 3 great‐great‐grandchildren; a number of nieces, nephews, cousins that truly loved her; her church family, great friends and special friends, Ann McGrede Ashcroft and Callie Ingram.
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