Mary Margaret Hooker Richardson, age 98, passed away on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at Clapp's Convalescent Nursing Home, Asheboro. Mrs. Richardson was born in Randolph County on September 18,1923 to Fletcher and Lilla Hooker. Margaret was a graduate of Asheboro High School and retired from Nantucket Hosiery Mill in Asheboro. Margaret was dedicated to South Plainfield Friends Meeting where she taught Sunday School and was a member of the Ladies Missionary Meeting. She enjoyed cooking, crocheting, reading, and was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Margaret's kindness to all and devotion to her family, and dedication to her church and church family will be remembered by those who knew her.
In addition to her parents, Margaret is preceded in death by her husband, Fred Joseph Richardson, son, Gary David Richardson, brothers, James Hooker and Junior Hooker, and sisters, Mildred Hooker Coats and Sylvia Hooker Factor.
Margaret is survived by her son, Larry Richardson and his wife Cathie of Sophia; daughter-in-law, Karen Richardson of Sophia; grandchildren, Jason Richardson (Teresa) of Randleman, Brent Richardson (Anna) of Sophia, Kelly Patton (Ryan) of Asheboro, Mandy Pearce (Matthew) of Randleman; great grandchildren, Dylan Richardson (Hannah), Keylin Gamboa, Reychell Gamboa, Madeline Richardson, Ella Pennington, Eva Vuncannon, David Richardson, Berkley Pennington, Marcus Pearce, Bethany Pearce, Micah Pearce; great great-grandchild, McKinley Richardson. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins who were very special to her.
Mrs. Richardson will lie in repose on Friday, January 7, 2022 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm at South Plainfield Friends Meeting in Sophia with her funeral to begin at 1:00 pm with Rev. Hugh Spaulding. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorial may be made to South Plainfield Friends Meeting, 4033 Plainfield Road, Sophia, NC 27350.
Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro is serving the family.