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Clifford Lynn Richardson
July 9, 1937 - April 1, 2019

Mr. Clifford “Cliff” Richardson of Trumann departed this life on Monday, April 1, 2019 at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, AR at the age of 81 years, 8 months and 23 days. Mr. Richardson was born Friday, July 9, 1937 in and a lifetime resident of Trumann. He was a retired farmer and of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by one son, Bo Richardson; and his parents, Lynn and Chlora Glass Richardson. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Olivia Boyd Richardson of the home; four daughters, Vicki (Tip) Shipp of Trumann; Cheryl (Sam) Lee of Lake City, AR, Rita (Hal Howard) Byers of Daphne, AL, Nita (Tom) Cabaniss of Foley, AL; one daughter-in-law, Shelli (Bo) Richardson of Lake City, AR; one brother Eugene Richardson of Trumann; nine grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Friday morning at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home with Bro. Royce Schanda officiating. Burial will follow in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery in Jonesboro, AR. Pallbearers will be Tom Cabaniss, Hal Howard, Tip Shipp, Mike Hamilton, Rodney Stotts, Jimmy Stotts and Sam Lee. Honorary pallbearers will be Chad Byers, Seth Hartleroad, Sammy Lee, Dillon Reinhard, Ben Chapman, Jarred Hagood, Jake Gilley, Bob Stotts, and Jim Stotts. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann. Memorials can be made to National Wildlife Federation, P.O. Box 1583, Merrifield, VA 22116-1583. An online register book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.

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April 5, 2019
11:00 AM

Thompson Funeral Home Chapel
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472

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Funeral Service

April 3, 2019

Jonesboro Memorial Park
3910 Harrisburg Road
Jonesboro, AR 72404

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  1. Jerry & Judy Tate, Elkhart IN says

    Sorry to hear your loss

  2. Wanda Bell, West Memphis Arkansas says

    Condolences to the family.

  3. Lynn Osment , Trumann, AR. says

    You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. Karen Penna, Brandon Ms. says

    I am so sorry to hear about your loss. He was a sweet man, always had a hug for you. I know this is a very difficult time. I still grieve from the loss of my dad. He and daddy were such good friends growing up. I know today they are enjoying each other with no pain. It is still hard even though he is in a better place. My prayers to you all. love, Karen

  5. Tonda baxter, Jonesboro says

    You all are in my prayers. He was the sweetest man and I am humbled by the fact that he wanted me to care for him his last days I will never forget him or any of you. After 26 years of nursing your family made me realize why I went into nursing in the first place. He took time out of his dying process to tell me thank you. Thank you all for the privilege of being there with you all thee last few visits .

  6. Mary Lee Brock Cunningham, Jonesboro says

    May God bring comfort to the whole Richardson family.

  7. Johnnie Kendall, star city, ar says

    do sorry for the loss of your dad i know he will be missed

  8. Sandi Sharpe, Nashville says

    I can't explain how important a role Clifford played in my life. He was such an inspiration, such an accomplished man with the determination to succeed. He will sorely be missed. No more braces, crutches or wheelchairs, is is running wild with all of our family thats gone before him. With so much love I say "see ya later".

  9. Mary Stacy, Smithville, Arkansas says

    Donnie and I are praying for the Richardson family. My God comfort the family in their time of loss.

  10. Ginny Stopa, Daphne, AL says

    Rita and Nita, I am so sorry for your loss. I know it is never easy to lose anyone - especially a parent. My prayers are with you and your family. If you need anything, all you need to do is ask.

  11. Patty Crowe Dulaney, Toone, Tennessee says

    Olivia, I am so sorry to hear about Clifford! Praying for you and the family. I know he will be missed. I’m so glad I was able to see you they other day. I’m in Tennessee with my son or I would be there. With love always, Patty Crowe Dulaney.

  12. Arlene Pfeffer, Bay Minette, AL says

    Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

  13. Lisa, Daphne, AL says

    Send love and hugs to you and your family.

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