Funeral service for Dorothy Ann Steelman Richardson, age 86, of Fayetteville, will be conducted Sunday at 3 p.m. at Oak Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Tony Billions officiating. Burial will follow in Melson Cemetery beside her late husband Billy Edwin Richardson. Mrs. Richardson passed away Friday evening Donalson Care Center.
Mrs. Richardson was a native of Lincoln County, the daughter of the late Clarence Steelman and Ola Ann Thomas Steelman Johnson. She was a member of the Oak Hill Baptist Church, and a bookkeeper for the National Stores. Upon retirement she worked at the Lincoln County Courthouse in the County Clerk’s office. Mrs. Richardson was an avid reader and a wonderful seamstress.
Survivors include her brothers Martin (Diane) Johnson of Fayetteville, Frank (Pat) Johnson of Winchester, TN, Jimmy (Lee Anne) Johnson of Fayetteville and several nieces and nephews. Along with her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her step-father James William Johnson, brothers Robert C. Steelman and Joe Dan Johnson.
Visitation with the family will be Sunday from 1 until 3 p.m. at Oak Hill Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Oak Hill Baptist Church building fund.
Higgins Funeral Home is assisting the family of Mrs. Dorothy Ann Steelman Richardson.