Sammye Taylor Richardson, age 82 of Gallatin, passed away on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at the Sumner Regional Medical Center.
Sammye was born in Trousdale County to the late L.S. and Marietea Cato Taylor.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Finley Richardson on October 22, 2012, and a sister Kathleen Wright.
Mrs. Richardson worked at Sumner County Bank and Trust, and Commerce Union Bank in Gallatin. However, she will be most remembered for the many years she cared for children at Jack and Jill Kindergarten, and as Director of the Gallatin Church of Christ Kindergarten.
She is survived by her children, Kay and Dr. Tommy Carman of Clarksville, and Steve and Tracey Richardson of Gallatin; sister, Mrs. Wilma Phillips of Gallatin; grandchildren, Steven (Kara) Carman of Nashville, Kaytie (John) Gregory of Gallatin, Paul (Cassondra) Carman, Phillip Carman, Leah Carman all of Clarksville, Brandon Cornwell, and Matthew (Jessica) Cornwell all of Gallatin; great grandchildren, Sam, and Finley Anne Gregory, Cole Carman, and Braedon Cornwell.
Funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, December 3rd at 11:00 a.m. from the chapel of Anderson Funeral Home with Bro. Julius Hovan officiating. Burial will follow in Crestview Memorial Park with Steven Carman, Paul Carman, Phillip Carman, John Gregory, Phil Roark, Matthew Cornwell, Brandon Cornwell and David Maples serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held on Wednesday December 2nd from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m., and Thursday 10:00 a.m. until time of service.
Online condolences may be submitted at aldersonfuneralhome.org Anderson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.