Josephine (Jo) Richesin of Madisonville, previously of LaFollette, born Oct. 10, 1931 in Sweetwater, received the return on her life investment in the Kingdom of God, Sept. 23, 2013, at home with family. Third of four children children born to Jackson Blane Richesin and Thelma Lovingood Richesin. Sister, Anna Vandetta, Brother, Jackson Blane, Jr., sister, Evelyn Maxine.
She was 81.
Preceded in death by: her parents; sister, Evelyn Maxine and husband Eldon (Buzz) Shirley and brother-in-law, Lt. J.G. Elmer W. Sneed.
Survivors include: husband of 62 years, Kenneth Harrill;
Son, James (J.K.) Harrill and wife Teresa Garren Harrill;
Nanny's love of her life, grandson and traveling companion, James Matheu Harrill of Atlanta, Ga.;
First born granddaughter, Lutricia Cathleine Harrill, her two daughters and Nanny's great-granddaughters, Kellee Lynn Isbill and Madsion Paige Harris;
Also left to grieve, brother, J.B. Richesin and wife Ruth of Maryville;
Sister, Anna Vandetta Sneed of Madisonville;
Special sister in life, Onita Gossage of LaFollette.
Graveside service and interment 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, Haven Hill Memorial Gardens, with Rev. Doug Alexander officiating. Arrangements by Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville.