Obituary for Cheryl Richardson Emms

Cheryl Richardson Emms, age 61 of Asheboro, formerly of Carthage, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, February 13, 2022.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, February 20, 2022, at 3:00 pm at Cox Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Vass with Pastor John Brown officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the Funeral Home and other times at the home of Brenda Brooks, 778 Loblolly Drive, Vass, NC.

Cheryl was born in Moore County on March 11, 1960, to the late Willie Lee “Tommy” and Bettyrene Collins Richardson. Throughout her lifetime she was an entrepreneur, worked in management, a restaurant owner, loving sister, aunt and friend. Her absence will be felt in the hearts of those who knew and loved her.

She is survived by her sister Brenda Richardson Brooks of Vass; brothers, Thomas Michael Richardson (Beth) of West End, John Boy Richardson (Pam) of Vass; nieces, Angela Frye Whiteford, Rebekah Richardson; nephews, Thomas Frye, Daniel Frye, Steven Vallad, Noah Richardson, Enoch Richardson, Abraham Richardson; great-nieces and nephews, Bailey Grace Whiteford, Tanner Whiteford, Chance Frye, Caleb Frye, Reagan Frye, Abby Patterson and Zach Vallad.

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The family has entrusted services to Cox Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Vass.

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