Sarah Ann Sturgill Richardson, age 78, of Bristol, Tenn., passed away on Monday, November 22, 2021 at Bristol Regional Medical Center. She was born April 20, 1943 in Sparta, North Carolina, a daughter of the late George and Roswa Wagner Sturgill. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Richardson; and siblings, Polly, Ray, Coy and Carl.

Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Ann Barker, Jimmy Ross, John Richardson and wife Carrie, Susie Canter and fiancé John Smith; grandchildren, Debbie, Greg, Nicole, Chasity, Morgan, Eli and Taylyn; seven great grandchildren; sisters, Nedra Barker and Mary Nilo; several nieces and nephews; and pets, Sadie, Rowdy and Patches.

The funeral service will be held 6:00 p.m. Saturday, November 27, 2021 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Gary Rowlette officiating. The family will receive friends from 4 until 6:00 p.m. prior to the service. The interment will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 28, 2021 at East Tennessee Cemetery. Pallbearers will be John Richardson, Eli Richardson, John Smith and Robbie Holt. To view the service LIVE, click here.

Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.