Pearl Mae Grady Richardson, 92, of Andover, Kansas, and formerly of Martinsville, Va. passed away Thursday, January 27, 2022. She was born on January 8, 1930, in Patrick County to Hughes Grady and Lucy Vernon Grady.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Arthur C. Richardson, brothers, Frank and James Grady, and sister, Lottie G. Purcell.
She is survived by her son, Jeffrey Draughn, and his wife Christie of Douglass, Kansas; grandchildren, Craig O’der, Jr., Brian O’der, and Shannon Harris; and 5 great-grandchildren.
Pearl was a 1949 graduate of Hardin Reynolds Memorial School in Critz, Va. and attended Perry Business School in Martinsville. She was employed by Piedmont Trust Bank for many years. She was a member of the garden club and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She loved her family and was loved by everyone.
A graveside service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Friday, February 4, 2022 at Nettle Ridge United Methodist Church Cemetery in Patrick County and will be officiated by Reverend Ron Gibson.
Memorials may be made to the Nettle Ridge United Methodist Church Cemetery fund, C/O Willie Lawless, 2290 Mountain View Loop, Stuart, Va. 24175.
Arrangements are by McKee-Stone Funeral Home-Martinsville, VA.
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