Annie Ruth Davis Richardson, 79, formerly of Sutherlin passed away Thursday, June 4, 2020, at Heritage Hall King George, King George. She was born on July 1, 1940 to the late Mary Valentine Davis White and Charlie Davis.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband John Richardson; two sisters, Karen Whitlock and Mary Wade; two brothers, James and Granville Davis; and step-father Julius White.

Annie Ruth graduated third in the 1959 Class from Mary M. Bethune High School, Halifax. She retired from Dan River Mills. She accepted Christ at a young age and was an active member of White Oak Grove Baptist Church in Sutherlin until her health began to fail. She moved to Martinsville and became a watch care member of New Bethel Progressive Primitive Baptist Church, Ridgeway. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.

She is survived by her children, Arlisa (Donald) Jones of Hopewell, Jonathan (Monica) Richardson of Honolulu, Hawaii, Auratha (Vincent) Quarles of Stafford and Wyvette (Vincent) Dillard of Martinsville; a special niece, Monique Cogdell; ten grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Charles Roy of Rocky Mount, North Carolina and John Robert (Dorothy) Davis of Virginia Beach; two aunts, Lucille Hunt and Katie Valentine; and a host of extended family.

All family and friends were welcome to stop by the funeral home on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. - noon to pay their respects.

In addition, everyone was invited to attend the graveside service on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at 3 p.m. at White Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, West End Chapel, 511 Church Ave, Danville is assisting the family.

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