Mrs. Norma Cletus Grinder Richardson, 97, of Linden passed away Monday March 26, 2018 at her home. She was born in Flatwoods to the late Noah Theodore Grinder and Mary Jane Ary. She was a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church and retired from Johnson Controls Team Linden. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband William "Bill" Jackson Richardson, a son Raymond D. Richardson, grandson Caleb Cooke, son-in-law Thomas Cooke, sisters Izorah Riley, Mollie Harder, Sadie Tatum, Emma Kilpatrick, Sue Hamm and Opal Garner, brothers Abb. Loyd, Zell, Osburn, Wesson and Clint Grinder. Survivors include her daughters Wanda Cooke of Hixson, Tn. and Judy (Lynn) Thomason of Zellwood, FL., a son Ricky (Myra) Richardson of Madison, AL, grandchildren Ansley (Gerald) Johnson, Jeffrey (Annie) Thomason, Ryan Thomason and Corey Cooke, great-grandchildren Brandy (Layton) Ham, Katherine (Aiden) Johnson, Jacob, Beckham and Archer Thomason and a host of other loving family members and many friends.