Funeral services for Daisy Richardson Gordy, age 100, of Grayson will be held 1:00 PM Tuesday January 11, 2022 from the sanctuary of Grayson Baptist Church. The Gordy Family will receive visitors at the church on Tuesday from 11:00 AM until 1:00PM. Burial will follow in the Welcome Home Cemetery at Grayson under direction of Riser & Son Funeral Home of Columbia.
Daisy Pearl Richardson Gordy was born on August 14, 1921 at Standard, LA to the union of her parents Milton Richardson and Lou Thomas Richardson and she passed from this life on January 7, 2022 at the Haven Nursing Center in Columbia.
Ms. Daisy was an active member of the Grayson Baptist Church until health made it difficult to attend. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved playing dominoes and the game Mexican Train. During World War II she participated in the Rosie the Riviter program and learned how to weld. She was employed at a time at the Baker Hughes Plant in Houston, Texas . She did her part to help the war effort here at home. To know Daisy was to love her. She was preceded in death by her parents and by her husband Otis Gordy, SR and her siblings: Elva Richardson, Edge Richardson, Virgil Richardson, Thelma Allen and Ruby Cramer.
Left to cherish her memory is her daughters: Betty Lombard (Kirk) of Grayson, Ouida Hartman (Don) of Austin, Texas and Linda Rolen (Ronnie) of Seattle, Washington. She also leaves twelve grandchildren, twenty five great-grandchildren and fourteen great-great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind her precious cat, Casper.
Serving as pallbearers will be Donovan Poole, Mark Poole, Taylor Hood, Drake Dillon, Michael Hartman,Otis Gordy, JR, Zeb Tucker and Tony Little. Honorary pallbearers include Gary Richardson, Glenn Richardson, Jerry Meredith and Randy Hatten.
In lieu of flowers, any planned memorials may be made to Grayson Baptist Church Youth Fund, 915 Highway 850, Grayson, LA 71435 (318) 649 7458.