In Loving Memory

Monetta C. Richardson

June 11, 1948 - July 25, 2020


Monetta Cecilia Richardson, 72, born in Andalusia, Alabama, and resident of Mobile, passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2020.  She was a graduate of Vigor High School in 1966.  Monetta was employed with KBR Services for thirty years until her retirement. Travelling was her passion as she and her husband, Michael shared many wonderful experiences as they saw the world together.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Henry Lanton and Mona Mancil.

Surviving are her loving husband of twenty two years, Dean Michael Richardson, Mobile; her children, Heather (James) Dodgen, Mobile, John David (Misty) Pugh, Clarksville, TN, Glenn (Karen) Pugh, Atlanta, GA, Teresa Cornelison, Mobile, AL and Deana Richardson, Tuscaloosa, AL; eleven grandchildren, Trevor, Kelsee, Bryce, Story Day, Walter, Splendid, Jansen, Christian and Noah, Morgan and Brandon; two great grandchildren, Braxton and Branson.  Also surviving, her brother, Ronnie Fore and all of Michael’s brothers and sisters who loved her very much.

A Celebration of Monetta’s Life will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday Aug 22, 2020 at Providence Presbyterian Church.  Officiating will be Pastor Mary Clark.  The service will be by invitation only due to occupancy restrictions at the church. The service may be viewed at:

Graveside services will follow immediately at 3:00 pm at Mobile Memorial Gardens Cemetery and is open to anyone who would like to come.  Attendees should line up in procession at the Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home parking lot at  2:45pm.  Flowers are being arranged through Beckham’s Florist, Mobile. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations may be made in Monetta’s honor to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or

Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at  Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Rd., Daphne, AL, 36526.


  1. Kimberly Johnson

    She was a absolute wonderful woman and neighbor. Such a sweet spirit. May she rest in peace.

    Sean and Kim Johnson.


    She was a wonderful friend. Such a loving person and we are going to miss her very much. Rest in peace.We love you.

    James and Anita Skipper

  3. Paulina

    She was an amazing beautiful sweet woman. I am so thankful me and my family had the great opportunity to meet her.We will definitely miss your sweet soul.May she Rest In Peace❤️

  4. Lindsay & Jay Powell

    She was dear to my family and the most thoughtful, sweet lady that I have ever known. Her heart was so full of love and along with her giving spirit, is what made her amazing. We all love you and will always cherish our great memories. 🙏🏻❤️

  5. Bill Ralph

    Monetta was a wonderful friend and neighbor whom we all will miss greatly. We all join with you in mourning your great loss but at the same time we rejoice that she is in a heaven that is all sufficient in its joy and provision forever. What a wonderful Lord we serve!

    Bill &Suzi Ralph


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