Dorothy Richardson

Dorothy Richardson

Dorothy Richardson, 86, of Wilmar passed away on August 11, 2017 at Belle View Nursing and Rehabilitation in Monticello.

She was a retired clerk for the city of Wilmar and a member of Wilmar Baptist Church.

Mrs. Richardson was born on November 14, 1930 at Wilmar and was the daughter of the late James R. “Jim” Bailey and Vonnie Stone Bailey.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Carl Edward Harris and Justin Richardson; a son, Jim Harris; four sisters, Janie McLemore, Helen Allen, Mary Chase and Vonita Clemons; and a brother, James R. Bailey.

Survivors include a son, Dan Harris and wife Linda of Texarkana, Texas; a daughter, Tammy Richardson Higgins and husband Tony of Monticello; a brother, William Henry Bailey and wife Debby of Odessa, Texas; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation is Saturday, August 12 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello.

A funeral service will be held on Sunday, August 13 at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at the Wilmar Cemetery.


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