Loretta Elizabeth Eberhardt-Richardson, 92, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 25, 2019. Loretta was born on July 24, 1926 to the proud parents of Clyde Sr. and Elizabeth Eberhardt, she was the oldest of three children reared in Chicago, Illinois. Loretta married Howard Daniel Richardson of Columbus, Ohio. They were blessed with seven children. Loretta was employed by the State of Ohio, Department of Administrative Services. She retired in 1991 after 25 years of service. Loretta was a faithful and devoted member of the Church of Christ of the Apostolic Faith until her illness. She was a faithful ember of Sunday School class #6, as long as her health permitted. Also, she attended Bible class as her health permitted.
She is preceded in death by her parents: Clyde Eberhardt, Sr. and Elizabeth Eberhardt Campbell (Edward); brothers, Clyde Eberhardt, Jr. and Collins Eberhardt.
She leaves to cherish her memory, sons: Gary Richardson, Danny Richardson, Reginald Richardson, and Bernard Richardson; daughters, Jacqueline Bell, Yvonne Westerfield, Felicia Miles (D.W. Miles, Jr.); Sisters-in-law, Annette Eberhardt, Frances Eberhardt, and Sandy Eberhardt. Grandchildren, Michelle Richardson, Sonjia Williams Lewis (Thaddeus), Tasshia Thompson Lee, Romano Richardson (Roschelle), Nicole White, Giovanni Richardson, Montee Williams (dee), Cheneic O’Neal (Ryan), Kimberly Carter (Chris), Mekia Littlejohn, Serena Miles (Jody), Tequila Jeffries, Angel Perry (Rick), Bryan Richardson (Tisha), Darnell Miles (Shaeana), Angela Richardson, Loretta White, Bre’nada Richardson, Tatianna Booker, Jacqueline Phillips, Phil Littlejohn, stan Westerfield Jr. and Keyonna; 41 great-grandchldren, six great-great grandchildren. Devoted and special friends: Linda Williams, Richard Bell, Reginald Crews, Russell St. Clair and Mac Williams.
Family will receive friends, Monday, May 6, 2019, 10am visitation until time of service at 11am at Church of Christ of the Apostolic Faith, 1200 Brentnell Ave., Cols, OH 43219. Interment Green Lawn Cemetery. ARRANGEMENTS BY WHITE’S FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, 867 S. JAMES ROAD, COLS, OH 43227, BENJAMIN F. “BENNY” WHITE, JR, FUNERAL DIRECTOR, (614)947-1123, whitesfh867.com.