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Betty L. Richardson

Betty L. Richardson


Betty L. Richardson, 84, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at her

residence in Edinburgh.

She was born Aug. 25, 1929, to the late Lester H. and Violet (Slevin) Walden.

Survivors include three children, Steven (Anita) Richardson and Robert L. (Vicki) Richardson, both of Edinburgh, and Jerry (Jeanie) Richardson of Columbus; three sisters, Alice Walden and Phyllis Walden, both of Edinburgh, and Rose (Sam) Swann of Hanceville, Ala.; eight grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; and three great-great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by infant sons, Jack Lee and Darrell Gene Richardson; three brothers, Clarence “Bud,” Doyle and Lester Walden; a sister, Evelyn Wood; and a great-granddaughter, Bryana Johnson.

She retired from United Technologies in Edinburgh. She enjoyed crocheting and reading and was an avid fan of the Pacers, Colts, Reds and Indiana University sports.

The Rev. Douglas Smith will conduct a service at 1 p.m. Friday at Edinburgh Full Gospel Church, 507 W. Center Cross St. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 11 a.m. until service time Friday at the church. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh.

Memorial contributions may be made to Americare Hospice or American Cancer Society.

Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh is handling arrangements.

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