Alice Traylor Richardson, 85

Published 6:44 am Thursday, March 3, 2022

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Alice Traylor Richardson, 85, of Stanford, KY passed away peacefully on Monday, March 1, 2022 in Danville, KY. Born on August 25, 1936 in Stanford to the late Arch and Gertrude Anderson Traylor. She was the widow to the late Rev. Robert Holmes Richardson. Alice was a minister’s wife, who also worked as a bookkeeper and teaching aid throughout her life. She was a member of Lincoln County Homemakers, Ft. Logan Auxiliary and the Stanford Gardening Club. She was a member of New Beginnings United Methodist Church and a lifetime member of United Methodist Women.

Survivors include three children, Benora Lee Richardson (Dave) of Daytona Beach, FL, Robert Mark Richardson (Joyce) of Huntsburg, OH and Dawn Elizabeth Atkins of Stanford, KY; five grandchildren, Robert Graham Richardson, Kevin David Sanborn, Joshua Keith Atkins, Mary Dawn Fox and Alicia Atkins Henderson; eight great-grandchildren, Kaylee Atkins, Huner Atkins, Blaze Fox, Kelzie Fox, Elispeth “Ellie’ Richardson, Ellie Henderson, Amelia Richardson and Luka Atkins; and several nieces and nephews.

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She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Robert Holmes Richardson, parents, Arch and Gertrude Traylor; one brother, Walter Leo Traylor; and one sister, Mary Traylor Lawson.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at New Beginnings United Methodist with Pastor Ashley Tackett-Evans officiating.