Mildred C. (Goree) Richardson was born November 7, 1939 in East St. Louis, IL. She was the eldest daughter born to the union of John and Katie (Dukes) Goree. Mildred was educated in the East St. Louis School District.
On March 22, 2021 in Belleville, IL Mildred was called to eternal rest. She was preceded in death by her parents John and Katie Goree, sons Anthony Richardson and Darren Richardson, brothers LeRoy Goree, Frank Goree, Sidney Goree, Arthur Goree, and sister Rochelle Goree. Mildred is survived by her son Lester Goree, Sr., daughter Wanda Carlton, son Wayne Richardson, son Michael Richardson, sisters Kathleen Goree, Irene (Dauphine) Williams, Denise (Earnest) Williams, brothers John Goree and Malcom Goree; 10 Grandchildren; 12 Great Grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.