Richardson, Carole Dian

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Carole Dian Maxwell Richardson, of Christiansburg, Va., departed this life on Monday, July 12, 2010, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Dian was born on February 22, 1946, in Blandville, W.Va., to the late Gayle H. and Ruth Ash Maxwell. Dian was also preceded in death by husbands, P. Jackson Langford II and Elbert Lee Richardson. Dian married P. Jackson Langford on July 4, 1964, and later to Elbert Lee Richardson Jr. on January 17, 1975.

Dian is survived by two sons, P. Jackson Langford III, of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Jason V. Langford, of Christiansburg; and grandchildren, Hunter Lee Langford, Layla Langford, and Lauren Dian Langford. She is also survived by her sisters, Sandra J. Fittro, of Clarksburg, W.Va., Mary Gaskins and husband, Oris, of Waldorf, Md., Joyce Davis and husband, Mike, of Greensboro, Pa., Janet Nicholson and husband, Mike, of New Milton, W.Va., and Beth Hamilton and husband, George, of Alma, W.Va.; brothers, Robert G. Maxwell and Lewis F. Maxwell, both of New Milton, W.Va.; several nieces and nephews; and special friend and caregiver, Carol Martinez, of Dublin.

Dian was a former employee of the FBI, Washington, D.C., the Montgomery County School System, and Cracker Barrel in Christiansburg.

Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, in Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg with the Rev. Tina Cox officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday evening, July 13, 2010, at McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Dr., Blacksburg.