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Mary Kohler Richardson

Mary Kohler Richardson, 94, widow of James Louie Richardson, Sr., died Friday, March 31, 2023 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY.

A native of Paris, KY, she was the daughter of the late Maximilian and Mary Embry Kohler. She was retired from Claiborne Farm and Hansley Mills and a member of the First Baptist Church, Paris, KY.

She is survived by seven children, Teresa Henderson, Gardenia (Tim) Taylor, Jaspernette Richardson, James Louie Richardson, Jr., Janet (Maurice) Garrard, Johna Jones and Bridget Richardson; one stepdaughter, Toni (Tim) Tucker; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Graveside services will be conducted at 1:00 PM Thursday, April 6, 2023 at the Paris Cemetery Chapel by Bro. Marcellus Grey. Burial will follow in the Paris Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11:00 AM Thursday, April 6th until the time of service at the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY.

Pallbearers will be Maurice Garrard, Jr., Jeremy Taylor, Joshua Henderson, Jonathan Jones, Marcellus Grey, and Jermaine Garrard.

Honorary pallbearers will be Cornell Coleman and Kerry Thomas.

The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY.

The online guestbook is at and a 24-hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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