FEBRUARY 1, 1933 - MARCH 20, 2008

Grove, Ok. Donna Lorraine Richardson of Grove, Ok. passed away on March 20, 2008 at the age of 75 at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Missouri after a short illness. She was born on February 1, 1933 in Oakland, California to Ray and Velta (Platt) Baker.

Donna worked in many office jobs during her lifetime and retired from the Grove Library in Grove, Ok. She was a faithful member of Independent Baptist Church in Grove, singing in the choir and working in the church office. Donna was also active in the Integris Grove General Hospital Auxiliary serving as treasurer, correspondence secretary and at the information desk.

Donna was preceded in death by her husband, Mark Richardson in 1994 and her sister, Marlene Baker in 2003. She is survived by her children, Larry Richardson of Atlanta, Ga., Terry and Jody Jenkins of Smithville, Tx., Gary Richardson of Austin, Tx., Jerry and Christine Richardson of Kyle, Tx., Cheri Richardson of Kyle, Tx.; eight grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren; her sister and brother-in-law, Maxine and Jess Clark of Grove, Ok.

A memorial service was held at Independent Baptist Church on Saturday, March 22, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. Donna will be cremated and interred at the Fort Gibson Cemetery next to her husband.

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Services are under the direction of Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home, Grove, Ok.