Funeral services for Mr. Gerald Wayne Richardson were held Noon Saturday, July 7, 2018 at John E. Stephens Chapel. Rev. Durant Palmertree and Rev. Bobby Palmertree officiated. Interment in Good Hope Cemetery with military honors. Mr. Richardson, 70, passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He lived in Neshoba and Attala Counties most of his life.

He was a U.S. Army Veteran and truck driver. His hobbies include fishing and selling watermelons. Mr. Richardson was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church. Preceded in death: Parents, Thurman D. Richardson, Margie Johnson; Stepfather Carvell Johnson; Sister, Lisa Richardson Eaves; Stepsister, Odessa Collins; Stepbrothers, Jimmy and Dale Johnson. Survivors: Wife, Glenda Richardson; Stepdaughters, Michelle Corr, Sherry Ballard; Son, Curtis Richardson; Stepsons, Thomas Ellingburg, J.D. Hester, Jerry Hester; Brother, Ron Richardson; Stepbrother, William D. Johnson; (9) Grandchildren; (3) Great-Grandchildren; Several nieces and nephews.