July 2, 1930 - October 29, 2019
On July 02, 1930, Theresa Evan, the eldest child of three was born to the parentage of the late England Clyde Richardson and Nomi Jones-Richardson Her siblings: Clyde and Billie Ruth. Theresa attended Fort Worth public schools and graduated from I.M. Terrell High School, Class of 1948. Theresa was a professional silk finisher. She was employed by various cleaning and pressing establishments where her expertise was widely requested. In 1970, her dream of becoming an entrepreneur materialized where she became owner and proprietor of Little’s Cleaners located in South Fort Worth, Texas. She served her community in this capacity for over 20 years before retiring in 1995. Theresa accepted at an early age uniting with Pilgrim Valley Missionary Baptist Church serving as an usher. In 1965, Theresa united with Mount Ararat Missionary Baptist Church where she served faithfully as president of the Pastor’s Aide Committee and as choir president for over 40 years. She was also the mother of the church, affectionately known to many as “Big Mama.” November 2015, Theresa united with Bethlehem Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Michael Evans, where she remained a faithful member until her health failed. She is preceded in death by her mother and father Clyde and Naomi Richardson; son Gerald Clyde Richardson, Sr.; siblings Clyde Richardson and Billie Ruth Agee; granddaughter, Jenell Michel Harris and Camisha Martin; great grandson, Allen Richardson Lane. Left to cherish her memories are children Deborah Harris, Teleri Evans, Rickie Evans (Gladys), Janice Yusuf (Jimmie); sister Clarice Thomas, sister-in-law Thelma Richardson; daughter-in-law Patti Hawthorne; grandchildren, Donnie Harris, Gerald and Derald Richardson, Arnecia Harris, Michael Martin, Gerald Clyde Richardson, Jr., Leticia Evans, Rickie Evans, Jr., Terica Whitaker (Brandon) and Lashawn Richardson; 21-great grandchildren, 3- great great grandchildren; special niece Alicia Johnson, best friend/sister Louis Hollie and host of other relatives and friends.
On July 02, 1930, Theresa Evan, the eldest child of three was born to the parentage of the late England Clyde Richardson and Nomi Jones-Richardson Her siblings: Clyde and Billie Ruth. Theresa attended Fort Worth public schools and graduated... View Obituary & Service Information
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