Annie Myrtis Rikard Richardson, 88, of Prosperity, widow of Luther Elton Richardson, died Thursday, October 10, 2013, at Newberry County Memorial Hospital.
Born on June 10, 1925, in Lexington County, she was a daughter of the late James Quinton and Eula Magnolia Kyzer Rikard. She was retired from American Fiber & Finishing Oakland Plant and was a member of Bachman Chapel Lutheran Church.
Mrs. Richardson is survived by a son, Randall Elton (Jill) Richardson of Prosperity; daughters, Carolyn (Allen) Nichols of Newberry and Donna (Jeff) Gallman of Prosperity; sisters, Una Bridges of Newberry, Faye Riddlehoover of Ridge Spring, Barbara Keisler of Gilbert, Pat Isenhower of Leesville; a brother, Virgilree Rikard of Gilbert; grandchildren, Jason Nichols, Dawn Gainey and Liz Sherman; great-grandchildren, Brandon Nichols, Brooke Gainey, Isabella Gainey, Darian Sherman and Delaina Sherman. She was predeceased by a grandson, Gregg Nichols and siblings, Leonelle Risinger, Bratt Rikard, Raymond Rikard and Mark Rikard.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm Sunday, October 13, 2013, at Bachman Chapel Lutheran Church by the Rev. Floyd Sides. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 4:00 – 6:00 pm at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Bachman Chapel Lutheran Church, 3074 Bachman Chapel Road, Prospeirty, SC 29127.
Active pallbearers will be Chuck Gainey, Danny Miller, Jason Nichols, Larry Rikard, Waldy Rivas and Joel Sherman.
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