Mrs. Vera Lynne Richards Waddell, age 68 passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017. Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, September 14, 2017 in the First United Methodist Church with burial to follow in the Chestnut Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 9:00 – 11:00 A.M., in the First United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank Acklen and Laura English Richards. She is survived by her husband, Jim Waddell, Brownsville, TN, two children, Jake Waddell (Jennifer), Brownsville, TN, Jayme Spencer (Justin), Jackson, TN, one brother, Ronnie Richards (Sheri), Brownsville, TN, eight grandchildren, Stella Spencer, Noah Spencer, Ben Spencer, Jack Spencer, Hallie Waddell, Harper Waddell, Kiersten Emerson and Kalyn Emerson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Mid-South Chapter, 326 Ellsworth Street, Memphis, TN 38111 or the First United Methodist Church, 117 E. Franklin Street, Brownsville, TN 38012.