Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


November 7, 2013

Joann Gardner Richardson 1931-2013

ASHLAND — Joann Gardner Richardson, 82, of Ashland, died peacefully Sunday morning, Nov. 3, 2013, in Woodland Oaks Health Care Facility in Ashland following an extended illness.

Joann was born July 27, 1931, in Ashland, a daughter of the late Herschel and Hazel Wells Gardner. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Elmer D. Richardson, in 2000.

Joann is survived by four sons, Elmer David Richardson Jr. and wife Kathy of Tampa, Fla., Raymond Richardson and wife Kim of Elizabethtown, Ronald Richardson and wife Carol of Kissimmee, Fla., and Scott Richardson and wife Gerri of Ashland; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Gerald Gardner of Sandusky, Ohio, and Junie Gardner of Kansas.  

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at Preston Family Funeral Home in Ashland by Pastor Keith Watters. Burial will be in Ashland Cemetery.  

Visitation will be after noon Saturday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to prestonfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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