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Obituary: Allene Richardson

Faye Allene (Dishongh) Richardson, 103, of Desha passed away Oct. 30, 2020. She was born June 27, 1917, to Joe Dishongh and Fannie Tummins Dishongh. Allene was a beautician. She loved flowers and gardening. She taught Sunday school for years and loved her church family. But most of all she loved the Lord.

Allene is preceded in death by her parents and her husband John Roe Richardson, her four brothers, and five sisters. She is survived by her two sons, Danny Richardson (Luella) and Joe Richardson (Kathy); five grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.

Services are entrusted to Willis Funeral Service of Batesville. There will be a graveside service Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Locust Grove Cemetery in Locust Grove with Josh Swinea and Troy Sharp officiating. All CDC guidelines will be in place and a mask must be worn.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are Lance Richardson, Jerry Richardson, Richard Richardson, Jeremy Richardson, Freddie Bufford, and Brett Farris.

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