Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Updated Obituary - Shirley Darlene Richardson

Shirley Darlene Richardson
Shirley Darlene Richardson of Harrisonville, Missouri was born July 7, 1937 in Westville, Oklahoma the daughter of Joseph and Jennie Bell (Mitchell) Wright. She departed this life on Monday, August 22, 2016 at Kansas City Hospice House, Kansas surrounded by love and family at the age of 79 years, 1 month and 15 days.

On July 17, 1954, Shirley was united in marriage to Gerald Laverne "Jerry" Richardson in Baron, Oklahoma.

Shirley was a homemaker and was the cafeteria manager for McEowen Elementary School, Harrisonville, Missouri until her retirement. She enjoyed spending time with her family, going to Red Hat events, cooking, reading and the companionship of her dogs. Shirley had moved to Harrisonville in 1966.

Besides her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry on July 2, 2016; her son, Reagan Richardson; a brother, J.T. ( Joe Tommie) Wright.

Shirley is survived by her two daughters, Lisa Richardson, Lee's Summit, Missouri, Sherry Richardson, Harrisonville, Missouri; two grandchildren, Jarred Richardson, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Amy Richardson, Detroit, Michigan; a brother, Frank Wright, Westville, Oklahoma; a sister, Virginia Adair, Piney, Oklahoma; other relatives and a host of friends.


Cremation. A Celebration of Life visitation will be held at a later date.


Family suggests contributions maybe made to Midwest Animal ResQ. Contributions may be mailed to Dickey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 432, Harrisovnille, MO 64701

Final arrangements entrusted to Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri.