Rita Richardson


RITA GANT RICHARDSON  

Ms. Rita Gant Richardson died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Birmingham.
In lieu of funeral services, the family will plan a memorial service at a later date.
Rita was born and raised in Fayette. She moved to New Mexico in 1990 and lived there for 20 years. She returned to Fayette for the remainder of her life. She attended school at Fayette County High School and the College of Education at The University of Alabama. She dedicated her work life to helping others in working with Adults with Developmental Disabilities and finished her work career at the Community Action office in Fayette. While living in New Mexico, she worked with H&H X-ray services.
Rita was preceded in death by her parents, Nolan Lanier and Jean Janet Wright Gant.
She is survived by her husband, Ronny Campbell; step-son Daniel Campbell; brother, Joseph Gant (Reba) and sister, Becky Gant Burns (Michael). She leaves her nieces and nephews, Celeste Kennard (Robert), Heather Jenkins Branyon, Nicholas Gant (Melanie), Derek Gant (Tara Huffstutler), also her great-nieces, Makenzie Kennard, Gabriella Branyon, Kimber Kennard, Nevaeh Branyon and Jenna Fulton. Rita also leaves behind the great love of her life, Major.
Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette


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