Mildred Richardson, 96, of Flint, Texas, formerly of Astoria and Warrenton, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at the Oakbrook Healthcare Center in Whitehouse, Texas.

She was born Nov. 4, 1911, in Pendleton to Chester and Gertrude (Wheeler) Foss.

On June 12, 1935, she married Henry Earl Richardson in Lewiston, Idaho. He preceded her in death in 1979.

Immediately following the wedding, the couple moved to Astoria, where they lived until 1943. The family then lived in Skamokawa, Wash., before relocating to Kelso, Wash., where they lived for many years. The couple moved to Warrenton, where they lived for six years and then relocated to Texas.

Mrs. Richardson, a homemaker, was a member of First Christian Church in Tyler, Texas.

She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Earleen and Jim Oglesby; a son, Chet Richardson; four grandchildren, David Pierce and his wife, Sophie, Lori Luttrell and her husband, Lanny, Lynne Kramer and her husband, Dean, and Dan Richardson; five great-grandchildren, Jamie Phillips and her husband, Joel, Lindsey Hobbs, Lance and Kyle Pierce and Dustin Comstock; a great-great-granddaughter, Skyler Phillips; and two sisters, Elizabeth Turner and Donna Hendricksen.

A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at First Christian Church in Tyler. Interment will take place at 11 a.m. Monday at Ocean View Cemetery in Warrenton.

Memorial contributions may be made to Oakbrook Health Care Family Council, 105 Stacy Drive, Whitehouse, TX 75791.

Local arrangements are in care of Caldwell's Luce-Layton Mortuary in Astoria.

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