Funeral  services  for   Mrs.   Ara   I.   Richardson,  90,   of
Cookeville,  Tennessee,  will  be  held  at  2  P.M.  on  Tuesday,
October 23, 2007,  at  Anderson  -  Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN.  Burial  will  follow in the John L. Clark
Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County.

The  family  will  receive  friends  on Tuesday from 9:30 A.M.
until time of services.

Mrs. Richardson   passed   away   on   Monday, October 22,
2007, at Bethesda Health Care Center in Cookeville, TN.
 
She was born September 21, 1917,   in  Gainesboro,  TN, to
the late
Andrew and Virginia Jackson.  She  was  married   to
the late
Harley Richardson.   She  was  a  house  wife,  and  a
member of the Willow Avenue Church of Christ.

In addition to her husband and parents,  she  was  preceded in
death by
4 Brothers; 2 Sisters; and 1 Grandson.

Survivors   include   
2   Daughters:   Judy   &   Hugh Hix   of
Cookeville, TN, and Janet & Johnny Hawkins of Giles Co., TN;
3
Sisters:
Gladys Whitaker of Cookeville, TN, Tennie Roark  and
Edna Roberts, both of Gainesboro, TN;   
7   Grandchildren;  9
Great-Grandchildren
; and 5 Great-Great Grandchildren.

Bro. Dan Huffines   and  Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at
the services.
© 2007 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home