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PARIS — Johnnie Mae Richardson Williams, 87, of Jackson, Tenn., formerly of Paris, died Monday, December 23, 2019 at Maplewood Healthcare Center in Jackson. Her body is to be cremated and a memorial service is Saturday, January 18, 11 a.m. Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Johnnie Mae was born August 31, 1932 in Paris, Tennessee to the late John Dud Richardson and the late Ruth Kirkland Richardson. She married W.C. Williams, Jr. on October 14, 1950 and he preceded her in death on November 2, 1969.
She is survived by her daughters, Marilyn (Billy) Bishop of McKenzie, Tenn. and Barbara (Frankie) Brown of Humboldt, Tenn., son, Steve (Debby) Williams of El Cajon, Cal.; sister, Margie Paschall Perkins of Olive Branch, Miss.; brother, J.D. Richardson of Dragling, Mich.; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Besides her parents and husband, Johnnie Mae is also preceded in death by her son, Michael Williams (preceded in 1960).