Margaret Ann Richardson, 87, of Palestine, formerly of Mabank and Athens, passed away Jan. 27,2021 at Palestine Regional Hospital. Margaret was born in Mabank Oct. 16, 1933, to lvy and Polly Richardson.
She graduated from Mabank High School in 1950 and from Texas Women’s University in 1954. Margaret worked as a teacher when she first graduated from college and later she worked for Sprint Telephone Company in Athens from 1981 until her retirement in 1997.
She had been a resident of TruCare Living Center in Palestine since 2011 and lived there until her death. The family would like to thank the staff of TruCare for the compassionate and loving care Margaret received while a resident there, as they truly became her extended family. She was also blessed with many church friends in Palestine and the family thanks them for the love they showed her.
Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, sister Louise Richardson Calvin and nephews Mike and lke Junell.
She is survived by a niece and a nephew as well as great and great-great nieces and nephews. Private family graveside services will be held at Oaklawn Cemetery in Mabank at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to Strickland Funeral Home in Caldwell.