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Nancy Richardson Lee

October 28, 1943 — March 31, 2020

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Nancy Richardson Lee , age 76, of Clayton, NC passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2020. She was a graduate of Johnston Community College Adult High School and received her License as a cosmotologist in 1989. Nancy was an active member of Springfield Baptist Church. Nancy later found her calling, to serve as a in home care giver. She became a certified CNA and worked most of her life as a Home Health Aid. She was preceded in death by her father, Eddie Richardson and Mother, Fannie Forte Richardson. Long time friend and partner Robert P. Emory. 4 brothers, Howard, Hershey, Eddie Jr., Fester, and Wilburt Richardson. 1 sister, Omie Mae Richardson. 2 sons, Donald and Jimmy McDougald and 1 daughter, Tracy Acklin-Dunston. Nancy is survived by her siblings, Russell Richardson of Washington DC, Napoleon Richardson (Rita) of Washington DC, Lionel Richardson of Smithfield NC, Wayne Richardson (Wendy) of Kenly NC, Bernice R. Bell of Philadelphia PA, Elsie R. Dowdell of Angier NC and Jean R. Watson (Winston) of Raleigh NC. 4 children, Annie  Lee of Charlotte NC, Nancy Lee Kelly (Richard) of Sanford NC Chester Lee of Ashville  NC and Jason Lee (Elaine) of Plainfield NJ. 18 Grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren: a host of neices and nephews and relatives.
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Service Schedule

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Friday, April 10, 2020

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Sanders Funeral Home Chapel

806 E Market St, Smithfield, NC 27577

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Graveside Service

Saturday, April 11, 2020

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Forest Hill


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