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Nelly Richardson -- London, Ark.

March 18, 2017

Nelly Richardson, 85, of London, Ark., died Monday, March 13, 2017, at home.

She was born on May 4, 1931, in Winona County, Minn., to Paul Vincent and Evalyn Bailey Vincent Coy.

Nelly attended the First Baptist Church in Russellville, Ark., and was a member of Christian Women’s Club of Rochester. She taught a women’s Bible study in Pine Island and Sunday School in Elgin for more than 40 years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Thomas W. Richardson Jr.; and one brother, Don Vincent.

Survivors include her six children and their spouses, Jon (Kathy) Richardson of Pine Island, Donn (Jean) Richardson of Pine Island, Tom (Dawn) Richardson of Oronoco, Jerry (Angie) Richardson of Salt Lake City, Kristi (Mark) Garner of Baraboo, Wis., and Darren (Jackie) Richardson of London, Ark.; 19 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Shinn Funeral Service in Russellville, Ark.

The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at Calvary Evangelical Free Church in Rochester with the Rev. Larry Orth officiating. Visitation will take place from noon until the time of the service at the church on Saturday. Burial will be in Oronoco Cemetery in Oronoco. Pallbearers will be Nelly’s grandsons, Donn Richardson Jr., Daniel Garner, Jesse Richardson and Thomas Richardson. Honorary Pallbearers will be Ryan Richardson and Justin Richardson.

Memorials may be made to Gideon’s International, P.O. Box 97251, Washington D.C. 20090-7251.

To share a special condolence please visit www.ranfranzandvinefh.com Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes 5421 Royal Place NW Rochester, MN 55901 (507) 289-3600.