Mrs. Cora L. Richardson, age 86, of Monticello formerly of Covington passed away Monday, September 30, 2019. She was born in Newton County on December 2, 1932 to James Otis and Lola Sue Brooks Lawson who have preceded her in death. Mrs. Richardson was a graduate of Covington High School. She was a member of New Rocky Creek Baptist Church. Mrs. Richardson enjoyed sports and was an Atlanta Braves, Falcons, and Hawks fan. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. Mrs. Richardson was preceded in death by her husband Billie L. Richardson, and several brothers and sisters. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Ken and Kathy Richardson of Monticello, her grandchildren Lance and Garrett, her siblings Reba Reynolds, Bill Lawson, Betty Jean Maughon, and Jack Lawson along with a host of nieces, nephews, other family and close friends.Funeral services for Mrs. Richardson will be held at 2 o’clock Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at the Chapel of J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home with Reverend Jack Lawson and Dr. Randy Reese officiating. Interment will follow at Covington City Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. In lieu of flowers those desiring may make contributions to New Rocky Creek Baptist Church, 190 Rocky Creek Road, Mansfield, GA 30055. J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home, 2157 East Street, SE, Covington, GA 30014 is in charge of the arrangements. A guest book may be signed on-line www.harwellfuneralhome.com.
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