Rita Carol Smith Richardson, 80 of Perryton, TX, passed away December 23, 2020, in Amarillo, TX. She was born in Wheeler, TX, on December 16, 1940, to Robert and Hazel (Sewell) Smith.
Rita married Clois Richardson April 29, 1991. They made their home and lots of great memories outside of Elk City, OK.
Rita worked at the Shamrock ISD and was a caregiver.
She enjoyed quilting, working puzzles, playing dominoes and being around her kids and grandkids.
Rita is survived by 1 daughter: Janice Moss of Perryton, TX; 6 sons: Scott and wife Angie Gollihare of Georgetown, Tx, Gary and wife Tonya Richardson of Perryton, TX, Bob and wife Beverly Richardson of Albuquerque, NM, Don and wife Diana Richardson of Bella Vista, AR, James and wife Jeannie Richardson of Pennsylvania, Mike and wife Rena Gay Richardson of Spearman, TX; 2 sister in laws: Patti Smith of Pampa TX, and Faye Smith; grandson: John and wife Ashley Richardson (caregiver) of Perryton, TX, along with their children: Dakota, Dalton, and Chloe Richardson. Surviving Rita are numerous other grandchildren and great grandchildren as well as other relatives and close friends.
Rita is preceded in death by her parents, husband: Clois Richardson, 2 brothers: R.V. Smith and James Smith; 1 sister: Altha Mae Wright; 1 infant daughter: Carolyn Gollihare, and 1 granddaughter: Kimberly Richardson.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, January 2, 2020, at Rose Chapel, Sayre with Pastor Greg Newton officiating. Interment will follow at Berlin Cemetery. Visitation will be held day of service.
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Services are under the direction of Rose Chapel, Sayre.
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