In Memory

Mary Alice Louks (Richardson) - Class Of 1947

Mary Alice Richardson

Mrs. Mary Alice Richardson, 87 passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born in Boone County, Indiana on March 8, 1930, a daughter of the late Ancel Gerald Louks and Susie (Wright) Louks Brakefield.

A longtime resident of Boone County Mary attended Thorntown High School. She married Stanley Eugene Richardson on May 23, 1947 in Boone County. He passed away on September 30, 1999.

She and her late husband owned and operated their family business, Richardson Trucking, from 1957-1988. Mary drove and did the bookkeeping. All three sons also drove for the family business. Later in life she was a cashier when Meijer first opened in Indianapolis. She worked front desk at a local daycare and also worked the front desk at Lee’s Inn for a number of years. 

Mary was a devoted sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother who enjoyed being with family, working the family business and loved sewing. Mary was a faithful member at Hope Community Church in Lebanon. 

Three Children:
Richard (Kathy) Richardson of Camden, Indiana
David (Mary) Richardson of Lebanon, Indiana
Diane Killion of Lebanon, Indiana

18 Grandchildren:
38 Great Grandchildren:
4 Great-Great Grandchildren:

One Sister: 
Wilma (Donald) Hampton- Shalimar, Florida

One Brother: 
Melvin Louks and wife, Susan-Kokomo, Indiana

In addition to her parents and her husband, Mary was preceded in death by a son, Dennis “Denny” Richardson and a brother Eugene Louks.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 10:30 am at Myers Mortuary 1502 North Lebanon Street in Lebanon, Indiana.
Visitation is planned for Friday, October 20, 2017 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at the funeral home in Lebanon. 
Interment will follow services at Pleasant View Cemetery west of Lebanon. 

Hope Community Church