Nellie "Carolyn" Richardson

October 13, 1937 - July 10, 2016 

Nellie "Carolyn" Richardson

October 13, 1937 - July 10, 2016 

Obituary for Nellie "Carolyn" Richardson

Ripley, Mississippi--- Mrs. Nellie Carolyn Ledbetter Richardson 78, passed away at her home in Ripley Mississippi on July 10, 2016. She was born on October 13, 1937 to Zack Taylor and Nellie Kathleen Smith Ledbetter in Tippah County Mississippi. Before her retirement she worked for over 30 years at Genesco Corporation. Carolyn was a faithful member of the Spout Springs Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by one daughter: Gwen Richardson of Ripley, Mississippi: One son: Keith Richardson (Denise) of Itta Bena, MS: One sister: Gayle Newby of Layton Utah: Two grandchildren: Derick Richardson (Lorenda) of Ohio: Jessica Rahim (Mo) of Starkville, MS: Four great-grandchildren: Jayden, Skyler, Michael, Bryan:

Carolyn was preceded in death by: Her husband: Marlin David Richardson: Her parents: One brother: Sidney Taylor Ledbetter:

Pallbearers will be: Harry Richardson, Jeff Richardson, Cary Childs, Roger Childs, Joe Childs, Brad Devore, Phil Ledbetter, Bryon Ledbetter:

Honorary pallbearers will be: Rhonda Jones, Ann Studdard, Charles Childs, Dr. Troy Cappleman, Gentiva Hospice Staff, Her caregivers:

Memorials in her honor may be made to:

Tippah County 4-H Club
%Tippah County Extension Service
10791-B Hwy 15 S.
Ripley, MS 38663


Gideon's International
Ripley Gideon Camp
P.O. Box 4
Ripley, MS 38663

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