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Ann Richardson

May 4, 1940 — January 18, 2022

Funeral Services at the Waurika Church of Christ, Waurika, OK, Saturday, January 22, 2022 at 2:00 p.m., David Wingfield officiating with burial at the Sugden Cemetery under the direction of Hart-Wyatt Funeral Home in Walters, OK. Visitation on Friday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 at the church fellowship hall in Waurika.

Letha Ann (Lemme) Richardson was born to Harry Franklin and Lela Letha (Wriggle) Lemme on May 4, 1940 at Sugden, OK and departed this life in Waurika, OK on January 18, 2022 at the age of 81 years, 8 months and 14 days.

Ann grew up at Sugden where she attended school until it closed then attended Waurika, graduating from WHS in 1957. She married Dewey Eugene Richardson on January 31, 1959 at Sugden. They first made their home in Waurika where she worked for the telephone company. They moved to Frederick and then to Duncan working as a seamstress in both towns. When the boys got into school, she began working at school but returned to her seamstress work when they got into high school. The family moved to Oklahoma City for a time but eventually returned to Waurika. In 1990, she and Dewey opened a new car dealership in Waurika and eventually built the new Richardson Auto Center on Highway 81. They sold out in 2006.

She was a member of the Church of Christ and was all about family and church. She enjoyed sewing, reading, and animals in general. She also enjoyed going to feed the cows with Dewey and Dylan. She loved attending anything her grandkids did, and just loved people.

Ann was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dewey in 2021; her sister, Neta Jone Scott; and 2 nephews, Dennis Scott and Harry F. Lemme, III.

Survivors include 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Sonny and Tammy Richardson of Ryan, OK, Chuck and Rena Richardson of Ardmore, OK; her sister, Leta Jan Snider and Larry of Waurika; a brother, Harry F. Lemme and Iva of Newcastle, OK; a brother-in-law, Bill Scott of Oklahoma City; 4 grandchildren, Nick Richardson and Crystal of Midlothian, TX, Dylan Richardson and Kaelee of Waurika, Derek Richardson of Oklahoma City, Tierani Smith and Chad of Mustang; 7 great grandchildren, Alyssa, Kyson, Cade, Ava, Preston, Presley and Paityn; her beloved Richardson family; many nieces, nephews and friends.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Church of Christ, 204 E. B Ave., Waurika, OK 73573.

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