In Loving Memory of Eula Mae Richardson
December 29, 1937 -February 2, 2021
Eula Mae Richardson, a loving wife, mother, grand-mother, great grandmother and sister. Passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loved ones on February 2, 2021. Eula was born on December 29, 1937 in Hamburg, Arkansas. She moved to Kitsap County, WA with her mother in 1942 and lived in Bremerton as (one of the original "Sinclair Heights Kids"). She then moved to Silver-dale where she raised her 5 children. After her kids were grown, Eula moved to Olympia, WA, where she spent the remainder of her life with her loving husband of 32 years George Nathaniel Richardson. Eula attended Olympic College and worked for the State of Washington Employment Security Department from 1967-1996. While working for the state, she recruited numerous Kitsap County youth's into the Job Corps program. She retired as an Intake Supervisor at the Lacey Job Service Center.
Her place of worship (Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses), Carpenter Hill Congregation, Lacey,
WA. Some of Eula's many hobbies included quilting, cooking and RVing. Eula and George loved spending time with their children and grandchildren, camping at many of the Pacific Northwest parks.
Preceding her in death, were her mother Earlean Burnem and her two brothers Leo Leblanc and Jerry Sawyer.
Eula is survived by her loving husband, George Nathaniel Richardson, sons John Johnson (Dana Johnson), Port Orchard WA and David Johnson, Bremerton, WA. Daughters Yvonne Jenkins (Walter Jenkins Jr), Elgin, SC, Yvette Perrine, Tacoma WA and Cynthia Irons (Gordy Irons), Seabeck, WA. 3 Stepchildren Arleen Reed, Wilson, NC, Revito Richardson, Raleigh, NC, and George Richardson, Spring Hope, NC. 19 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Eula is also survived by brothers Harry Fleming, James Fleming, Robert Sawyer and sister's Darlean Emery, Tina Jacobs, and a best friend of 60 yrs, Gigi Finister. Private Graveside service, at Tahoma National Cemetery, Kent, WA 98042. February 18, 2021.