Teresa A. (Best) Richardson

Teresa A. (Best) Richardson, 58, of Tampa, Fla., passed away peacefully on Friday (April 26, 2013) at Moffitt Cancer Center (Tampa) after a brief illness.

Teresa was born in Marietta, Ohio, to James and Leona Best on Jan. 26, 1955.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Richardson; father, James Best (Marietta); sisters, Sandra Krout (George) of Florida, and Ginny Gandee (Durwood) of Florida; brothers, James Best II (Kathy) of Ohio, and Michael Best (Marietta); also numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Leona Best (Marietta); her cats, Missy and Lilly, and dog, Lady, will sadly miss her.

She was a 1973 Marietta High School graduate and was employed as a secretary at Broughton’s Dairy prior to moving to Tampa, Fla., where she resided until her death. She was retired from USAA in Tampa. She was presently employed at H&R Block and Plantation Courtesy Patrol in Carrollwood. Teresa was a loving wife, daughter, sister and aunt. She was so sweet and thoughtful. She will be deeply missed and will remain in our hearts and thoughts forever.

Services were held in Tampa, Florida, April 30, 2013. She now resides with Our Heavenly Father.