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Melvin Murphy Richerson

August 25, 1928 ~ April 21, 2019 (age 90)

Melvin Murphy Richerson, age 90, born in the Rabun Community and a resident of Bay Minette, AL died Sunday, April 21, 2019 at his residence. He was a retired crane operator at International Paper.

He is survived by his children, Sharon (Lamar) Still of Opelika, AL, Steve (Linda) Richerson of Bay Minette, AL, Johnny RIcherson of Rabun, Beth (Larry) Newman of Salem, AL and Lynn (Lonnell) Hadley of Lottie; one brother, Norman (Martez) Richerson of Grand Bay, AL; grandchildren, Christy Castellani, Trent Still, Jaron Richerson, Mandy Reid, Chase Richerson, Pamela Ganey, Tommy Wayne Richerson, Jason Jamieson and Mitchell Hadley and great grandchildren, Jade, Drew, Jocelyn, Caley, Easton, Kaitlin, Jackson, Paige and Allison.

He was preceded in death by his wives, Nora Mae Cooper Richerson, Irene Pfeffer Richerson; a son, Tony Richerson and two grandsons, Gregory Plunkett and Jacob Jamison.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at Vision Ministries Church with Reverend Alan Blackmon officiating. Burial will follow at Dean Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. until the 3:00 p.m. service at Vision Ministries Church.

Pallbearers will be Chase Richerson, Wayne Richerson, Trent Still, Jarod Richerson, Russell Hartwick and Drew Castellani.

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