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Thursday March 10th, 2022
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Ms. Birdie Richardson "Nanny" Formerly of Brownfield

The Journey of Birdie B. Richardson

Ms. Birdie Richardson 100, formerly of Brownfield passed away peacefully at her residence in Dallas, Texas on Friday March 4, 2022. A visitation will be held Thursday March 10, 2022 6-8 p.m. at the Chapel of Grace Funeral Care- Brownfield. A celebration of life service will commence the following day March 11, 2022 12 noon at the Chapel of Grace Funeral Care. 

Birdie was born on April 13th, 1921, to William Ervin and Seawilla Griffin in Fayette County.  She was their only child.  Birdie was preceded in death by her father William Ervin, her mother Seawilla Griffin-Stinson, and her husband Lorenzo Richardson.  Birdie was also preceded in death by her children starting with her daughters Jerelene Fitzgerald, Allyne Porter, Dorothy Porter, Suewilla Brown, and her son John White Sr.  Lastly, she was preceded in death by her granddaughter Mary Ann Hickey.

Birdie leaves behind her children to cherish in her memories, her daughter Gloria Johnson of Dallas Tx., her son Lorenzo Richardson Jr of Brownfield Tx, and her grandson/son John White Jr. of Dallas Tx.

She also leaves behind her grandchildren John White Jr. and Bridget of Dallas Tx., Deborah Williams and Tony of San Antonio Tx., Ronald Jackson and Laura of Bells Tx., Kevin Flournoy of Brownfield Tx., Keva Steens and Chris of Anna Tx., Arlene Fitzgerald and Kenneth of Andrews Tx., Jackie Anderson and Shannon of Houston Tx., LaPresha Lockhart of Detroit MI., Chancey Gutierrez of Brownfield Tx., Stephanie Richardson of Brownfield Tx., Chelsea Richardson of Brownfield Tx., Dennis Hall of Odessa Tx., Gloria Madkins and Mossaline of DeSoto Tx., Ronald Hickey of Austin Tx., Wanda Hobby and Scott of Cleburne Tx., Sheila Demps of Brownfield Tx., Wayne Demps of Brownfield Tx., and Robert Demps of Brownfield Tx.

She also leaves behind a host of Great grandchildren and Great Great grandchildren.

Birdie B. Richardson was most loved for her great cooking but will be remembered for her delicious cream pies.

She will be greatly missed!

Service's are entrusted to the professionals of Grace Funeral Care Inc. 

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Mrs. Birdie what a sweet spirit ! Have great memories of her and her family. Think about her and her family often! MY she Rest In Peace. Gos Bless. In love Greg Wilks

Greg Wilks Mar 15 2022 4:03 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ms. Birdie Richardson "Nanny" Formerly of Brownfield

Diana Jackson Mar 11 2022 11:25 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ms. Birdie Richardson "Nanny" Formerly of Brownfield

ISAIAH Nelson Mar 10 2022 6:47 PM

Gloria pray for you and your family. Trusting God and he will get you through always

ISAIAH Nelson Mar 10 2022 6:43 PM

Ms. Gloria, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We are so sorry for your loss.

H.R. & Kena Mack Mar 10 2022 4:43 PM

I was Blessed to have met you,you are a beautiful person, the family have my prayers and may God bless you all,And Gloria, you done a beautiful job, truly a blessing to your mother, job well done,Your mother is smiling looking down Thank you baby, she would say,I got my wings, I couldn't stay,cry if you must, but not to long,there's still work to do,baby hold your head up high,run run on,mother love is with you! You will never be alone !❤🙏

Aretha Smith-Ike sister Mar 10 2022 4:20 PM

Oh Ms Birdie what an impression you left in all who knew you with that infectious smile! Memories since Union ISD and your wonderful cooking. You will be warmly remembered. Praying for Gods peace fir all her loving family.

Araceli Sally) Molina Garcia Mar 9 2022 6:37 PM

My condolences to the family.

JC Williams Mar 9 2022 5:25 PM

Lovely lady. When you saw her she was always smiling and being so loving ❤️ ❤️ ❤️. Will be misses. RIP YOu deserve it and much more.

Rosa Molina Mar 9 2022 5:08 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ms. Birdie Richardson "Nanny" Formerly of Brownfield

Garry Gryder Mar 9 2022 4:26 PM

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