Funeral services for  Mr. Therold Lee Richardson,  85,  of
Gainesboro, TN,  will  be  held  at  11 A.M. on Friday, March 19,
2010,   at  Anderson  –  Upper  Cumberland  Funeral  Home   in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial  will  follow  in  the Rob Draper Memorial
Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County.

The  family  will  receive friends on Thursday from 5 P.M. – 9 P.
M., and Friday from 9 A.M. until time of services.

He   passed   away   on   Wednesday,   March  17,  2010,  at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
   
He was born August 28, 1924, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late  
James M.  and  Lora Carver Richardson.   On  July  19,
1949, he was married to
Jean Richardson,  who  survives.  He
worked  in  insurance and real estate, and was a member of the
Gainesboro Church of Christ.  He was a member of the Masonic
Lodge and Lion’s Club, and an organizer of the Little Opry.   He
was also a former mayor of the town of Gainesboro.

In  addition  to  his  parents, he  was  preceded in death by
2
Brothers:
  Robert E. Richardson   and   James F. Richardson;
and
1 Sister: Mary Jean Holloway.

Survivors include his  
Wife: Jean Richardson of Gainesboro,
TN;  
1 Son: Lee (Nancy) Richardson of Gainesboro, TN; and  2
Grandsons:  
Elliot Richardson of Birmingham, AL, and Graham
Richardson of Gainesboro, TN.

Bro. Johnny Fox will officiate at the services.

Memorial donations may be made to the  St. Jude Children’s
Hospital  or  the  donor’s  charity  of  choice  by  contacting  the
funeral home.
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