Dorothy Richardson

Dorothy Richardson, 86, of Wilmar passed away Friday, August 11, 2017 at Belle View Estates Rehabilitation and Care Center in Monticello.  She was born on November 14, 1930 in Wilmar, to the late James R. “Jim” Bailey and Vonnie Stone Bailey.               

She was a retired clerk for the city of Wilmar and a member of Wilmar Baptist Church. Other than her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husbands, Carl Edward Harris and Justin Richardson; one son, Jim Harris; four sisters, Janie McLemore, Helen Allen, Mary Chase and Vonita Clemons and one brother, James R. Bailey.               

Survivors include one son; Dan (Linda) Harris of Texarkana, Texas; one daughter, Tammy Richardson (Tony) Higgins of Monticello; one brother, William Henry (Debby) Bailey of Odessa, Texas; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.                                                                                         

Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with burial following in Wilmar Cemetery.  Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. Saturday evening at the funeral home.  Online guestbook at

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