Creola Emma Richardson, 96, of Decatur, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Corinth Baptist Church. The body will be at the church one hour prior to the service. Brother Gary McGee officiating and Elliott Funeral Home directing. Interment will follow in the adjoining cemetery. Visitation will be tonight from 6 to 9 at the funeral home.
Mrs. Richardson was born Aug. 15, 1920 in Morgan County to Samuel Orville McGee and Mattie Lois Johnson McGee who preceded her in death. She was the oldest member of Corinth Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bertice Richardson; three brothers, Winfred, Warren and Vesey McGee and a baby sister. Also preceded by one grandson, Randy.
Survivors include two sons, Greg (Linda) Richardson and James Buddy Richardson; seven grandchildren, Pam, Myles, Melissa, Scott, Devon, Ashley and Beau and 11 great-grandchildren.