Stiles Allen Richardson

Stiles Allen Richardson, age 79 of Snellville, GA died July 23, 2008. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Edna Richardson; son and daughter-in-law, Allen and Lynn Richardson of Monroe; son and partner, Lyndon Richardson and Chris Idema of Washington, DC; son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Melanie Richardson of Grayson; daughter and son-in-law, Tina and Brian Ford of Snellville; daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Bill Pembroke of Belgium; sisters and brother-in-law, Randol and Marion Britt, Mae Britt, Sophia Britt, Althera Britt; 11 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Richardson was a 1948 graduate of Stone Mountain High School and was a member and deacon at Bethany Baptist Church. He worked at Sears, Roebuck and Co., Delta Airlines and United Equipment Sales and volunteered for the Westside Food Ministries for many years. He was an avid gardener, reader, enjoyed spending time with the “bingo gang” on Wednesday mornings, and watching the Atlanta Braves. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 26 at 11am at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel with Dr. Joe Davis officiating. Interment will be held at Snellville Historical Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 2 until 4 and 6 until 8pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Bethany Baptist Church in memory of Stiles Allen Richardson. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200