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Barbara Richardson

July 11, 1940 — May 10, 2020

Graveside Services for Barbara Jean (Eldridge) Richardson are set for 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Oaklawn Cemetery in Somerville, Texas, with Bro. Henry Stovall officiating. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at Strickland Funeral Home in Somerville. Please note that we will continue to practice social distancing as required by the state guidelines . Mrs. Richardson passed away May 10, 2020 in College Station, Texas

Barbara was born July 11, 1940 to Robert Thomas Eldridge and Lillie Belle (Smith) Eldridge in Brenham, Texas. She married William Herbert Richardson September 28, 1963 at First Baptist Church in Somerville.

Barbara was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Bryan for nearly 50 years. She was a very kind and caring lady and enjoyed the “simple life”. Her favorite hobby was wearing and making jewelry. Her biggest passion was her grandchildren.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; son, Bill Richardson, Jr.; and two brothers, Leonard Earl Eldridge and Robert Thomas Eldridge, Jr.

She is survived by daughters, Lea Ann Richardson Kuhlman of Bryan, Linda Sue Richardson of Caldwell; sister Rose Mary Sayersof Bryan; daughter-in-law, Diana Richardson of Franklin; grandchildren, Lee & Kindle Richardson, Tommy Glover, Jacy Glover & fiancé Brett Walker, Jessica Richardson, James Kuhlman; great grandchild, Jason Richardson; and numerous nieces and other loved ones.


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    Somerville, Texas 77879
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