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Alma Robbins Richardson

April 11, 1936 — September 10, 2022



Alma Lee Robbins Richardson, Age 86

Alma passed away Saturday afternoon, 9/10/22, at Clapp's Nursing Home in Asheboro, NC.

Alma was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph Walter Robbins and Bonnie Brantley Robbins, and brother, James Leon Robbins.

Alma is survived by her husband, Clifford Dennis "Tripp" Richardson and her brother, Joe Thomas Robbins.  Also, by her 4 children, Debbie Richardson Purinton (Brad), Vickie Richardson Carpenter (Kent), Craig Richardson (Scott), and Kirk Richardson (Trish), and by her 7 grandchildren, Bonnie Forsyth, Trey Forsyth, Jared Purinton (Sandi), Matt Purinton, Sadie Carpenter, Jacob Richardson, and Nathan Richardson.  Alma also had 2 great grandchildren, Parker Purinton and Cullen Purinton.

Alma attended Asheboro High School where she was a member of the National Beta Club and Honor Roll Society.  She was a graduate of Randolph Community College and Asheboro Business College.

Alma has been an active member of churches wherever she lived.  She played in hand bell choirs, sang in the church choirs, taught Sunday School, and served as deacon.  She was most recently a member of the First Baptist Church of Asheboro.  

Alma was also active in Girl Scouts of America and Cub Scouts of America.  She was a successful businesswoman and owner of the Sand Dollar Custom Frame Gift Shop and Video Store of Carolina Beach, NC.  Alma also loved to travel and was able to visit all 50 states.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 16, 2022 at 11:00 am at First Baptist Church of Asheboro with Rev. Mark Hall officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the First Baptist Church of Asheboro, 133 N. Church St., Asheboro, NC 27203.

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