Agness Faye Robinson Richardson, 75, of Northport, Ala., passed away July 11, 2013, at Northport Medical Center. Services were held 5 p.m. Friday, July 12, 2013, at Magnolia Chapel Funeral Home North in Northport, Ala., with the Rev. Jerry Croft officiating. Visitation was held two hours prior to services at the funeral home. Burial took place at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Lakeview Cemetery in Lenoir City with Dr. Bob Lynch officiating and Magnolia Chapel Funeral Home North of Northport, Ala., directing.
She was born and raised in Lenoir City. She is a graduate of Lenoir City High School's Class of 1956.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Doyle and Nelle Robinson; her brothers, Elwood Robinson, Carl Robinson, Glenn Robinson, Jack Robinson and Joe Robinson; her husband of 44 years, Harold Ray Richardson; and her infant daughter, Amy Nelle Richardson.
She is survived by her twin sons, Alan Richardson and Gary Richardson (Angela) of Northport, Ala.; a sister, Mary Ruth Nickell (Joe) of Maryville; two grandsons, Bradley Cunningham and Kristopher Cundeff; seven step-grandchildren, Kaye Ivy, Jennifer Ralston, (Lauren), Amanda Williamson (Jamie), Joshua Hager (Haley), Shannon Hager, Whitney Nix and Kiley Nix; 12 step-grandchildren, all of Northport, Ala.; a very special daughter-in-law, Donna Alt Bowes of Sanford, Fla.; and a very special friend and companion, Glenda Harkins Hicks of Vance, Ala.
Agness was a retired substitute school teacher for Tuscaloosa County School Board. She was also a very loving mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother. She accepted her step-grandchildren with all of her heart. She is going to be missed by us all very much.
Honorary pallbearers will be the employees of ZF Axel Ind., UAW Union 2083, Complete Hospice of Tuscaloosa, Dr. Stephen Brown and staff.
The family would like to extend a very heartfelt thank you to Mrs. Mildred Allen for making the transition for mother, as well as the family. We are forever grateful. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in mother's name, Agness Faye Richardson, to the American Heart Association, and/or to the American Diabetes Association.