Shirley Richardson

Shirley Ann Long Richardson, 83, passed away Thursday, January 2, 2014, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center. Shirley’s husband of 67 years, Herbert Roy Richardson, passed away Friday, December 27, 2013.

Services for Mrs. Richardson will be 1 p.m. Saturday, January 4, 2014, at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home with Brother Wayne Stevenson officiating. Burial will follow in Frankfort Cemetery. Family and friends will be received at the funeral home Saturday from 11 a.m. until the service at 1 p.m.  

Mrs. Richardson was born in Franklin County to Eddie B. and Maebelle Smith Long on October 12, 1930. She was a homemaker and a member Revival Tabernacle Church, Lexington.

She is survived by three daughters, Brenda (the late Lindsay) Thurman, Frankfort, Regina Patrick, Lexington and Theresa (Madison) Adkins, Winchester; 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren. Also surviving are her brothers and sisters, Phillip Long, Millville, Melvin Long, Eddie B. Long Jr., Betty Eades and Margie Gatewood all of Frankfort. 

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Herbert Larry Richardson.

Pallbearers are Larry Richardson, Will Kerns, Dustin Williams, Curtis Hendren and Gary Combs. Honorary bearers will be her grandchildren.

Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home. Condolences may be shared via the online guestbook at

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