Mildred Louise Gipson Richards

By | October 12, 2018 1:28 pm

Mildred Louise Gipson Richards, 89, of Nashville, passed Oct. 11, 2018, Saint Thomas West Hospital, in Nashville.

Mrs. Richards was born April 15, 1929, in Akron, Ohio, to James Allen Gipson and Sammie Hill Gipson.

She grew up in Sparta and graduated from White County High School. Mrs. Richards worked at Mallory Timers and retired after 30 years of service. She enjoyed going to work every day, spending time with the co-workers she loved so dearly. Mrs. Richards was a lifelong member of Central Church of Christ, in Sparta.

She married her high school sweetheart, Bobby C. Richards. They had a daughter, granddaughter, and three great-granddaughters in their 62 years of marriage. Mrs. Richards spent the last few years with her friends and staff at Morningside of Belmont, in Nashville.

She is survived by her daughter, Sherrie Richards, of Nashville; granddaughter, Tiffany Evans, of Mount Pleasant; and great-granddaughters, Ava, Ella, and Addy Baker, of Mount Pleasant.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Oct. 14, 2018, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in Highland Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Oct. 14, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mrs. Richards’ name to the “Highland Cemetery maintenance fund.”

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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