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Teacher Emma Virginia Taylor-Richardson
Sunrise: December 25, 1933 - Sunset: February 20, 2018

The Richardson and Taylor families announce the homegoing (in her 84th year) of Teacher Emma Virginia Taylor-Richardson, their matriarch and strong pillar of the family. This sad event occurred at the Maranatha Nursing Home in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 3:00 PM following a protracted period of illness.

She was predeceased by her loving husband of 52 years Elder Robert Blhn Richardson, Sr. and survive by 9 children: Robert Richardson Jr., Rev. Samuel O. (Connie) Richardson, Roberta Richardson, Re (Kerper) Dwanyen, Jacqueline (Joe) Lavien, Emma (Lars) McCritty, Emmett (Helena) Richardson, Roland Richardson, Barbara Richardson, Gertrude Flomo, and E. Christian Richardson. Her special niece Mawata; Devoted foster children; Hawa Dukuly, Amos Gray, Melvin Howard, Eliza Topkals, Antonette Wessel, and Comfort Meh Gibson; 18 grandchildren, 3 great grand, nephews, nieces, several very good friends and other relatives in the United States, Liberia and other parts of the world.

She was also predeceased by her children Rev. William N. Richardson, Nathaniel Richardson III, Harrison Feetol Richardson, and Winston Richardson; and all her brothers and sisters.

Friday, March 9, 2018 - Visitation 9am-11am
The Edge Christian Worship Center
4707 Edinbrook Terrace
Brooklyn Park MN 55443

Friday, March 9, 2018 - Funeral Service 11am-1pm 
The Edge Christian Worship Center
4707 Edinbrook Terrace
Brooklyn Park MN 55443

Burial: Gethsemane Cemetery, Winnetka, New Hope, Minnesota

New Brighton Community Center
400 10th Street NW
New Brighton MN 55112

Time of Fellowship
Saturday, March 10, 2018 – from 2pm
Home of Jackie and Joe Lavien
9925 Kiwi Ave N
Brooklyn, MN 55443
Tel. 612-859-7327

Rev. Samuel O. Richardson, - (231) 064-8962
Mrs. Jackie Richardson Lavien (612) 859-7327{C) (763) 496-1380(H) 
Mr. Roland B. Richardson - (612) 281-8820
Mr. Emmett & Helena Richardson (231) 776 629 835
Mrs. Edith Lumei - Liberia (231)-651-3400

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