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     Richardson, Lonnie		10/5/1933	6/3/81 
     Born: Floydada,Tx.    Vet: Korean War 
     Father: Jess Richardson 
     Mother: Essie May Childs 
     Source: Adams Funeral Home 
     Transcribed by Bettye Odom


  Lonnie Richardson, a Crosbyton resident virtually all his life, was buried Friday afternoon in Crosbyton Cemetery. Memorial services were conducted at 2 p.m. that day in the Church of Christ with the Rev. Donald Hancock and the Rev. Johnnie Williams, both of Lubbock, officiating.

Adams Funeral Home directed arrangements.

Mr. Richardson, 47, was claimed by death at 9:30 a.m. last Wednesday in Crosbyton Clinic Hospital.

He became ill about 11 p.m. Tuesday when sitting at the hospital with his son, Mike. His condition was not considered serious until he suffered an apparent heart attack about 15 minutes prior to his death.

Born Oct. 5, 1933, in Floydada, Lonnie Richardson moved to Crosbyton as a boy. He was a veteran of the Korean War and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign wars.

Mr. Richardson and the former Joanna Griffin were married Sept. 10, 1965, in Hereford.

He was employed as maintenance supervisor at Crosbyton Clinic Hospital.

Survivors include his wife, Joanna; four sons, Michael Lee Richardson of the home, Ronnie Richardson, Paul Richardson and Craig Richardson, all of Flint, Mich.; one stepson, Jay Odom of Flint, Mich.; his father, Jess Richardson of Hamilton; three brothers, L.D. Richardson of Stinnett, J.D. Richardson of Hereford and Donnie Richardson of Lubbock; five sisters, Vesta Dewbre, Vertie Powell, Tina Cooper and Ollie Polvadore, all of the Crosbyton, and Betty Boggs of Hereford; and four grandchildren.

Crosbyton Review, June 11, 1981
Record provided by Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum

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