Pat "Mimi" Richardson, 73, of Big Spring, died Monday, March 17, 2014 in a Midland hospital. Private family memorial services will be held at a later date.
She was born Dec. 2, 1940 in Dialville, Texas. Pat came to Big Spring in 1977 from East Texas and briefly worked as a nurse. Her main job was caring for her grandson, Dillon. She enjoyed fishing and dancing at the Senior Center.
Survivors include one daughter, Cathy Carthel and husband, Russell of Big Spring; one grandson, Dillon Phernetton and wife, Linzee of Big Spring; and her first great-grandchild due in September; her faithful poodle of 18 years, Riley; extended family members, Charles and Barbara Carthel of Lockney, Luke and Mique Yarber and Phil and Leslie Whitten all BIg Spring; and numerous friends.
Â She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Richardson; her parents, Lester and Vallie Thornton; and by a sister, Mary Sue Thornton.
The family suggests memorials to the Big Spring Humane Society, P. O. Box 823, Big Spring, Texas 79721-0823.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences may be made at: www.npwelch.com