Betty J Richardson

March 20, 1931January 9, 2021

Betty J. Richardson, nee Lewis, 89, of Belleville, Illinois, born March 20, 1931 in Denver, Colorado, passed away January 9, 2021 at her residence.

Betty enjoyed the outdoors, going camping and watching her hummingbirds. She loved to do puzzle books and crosswords. He enjoyed listening to traditional hymns and Christian music. She was a loving mother and grandmother, who will missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl E. Richardson; her two children, Robert E. Richardson and Virginia F. Richardson, in infancy; her parents, Robert and Vera, nee Dornan, Lewis; a brother, Ray (Gwen) Lewis; and a sister-in-law, Lori Lewis.

Surviving are her sons, Douglas (Karen) Richardson, of Belleville, Illinois and Daniel Richardson, of New Memphis, Illinois; a grandson, Christopher (Delisa) Richardson; a great grandson, Devin C. Richardson; her brother, Robert Lewis, of Denver, Colorado; a sister-in-law, Henrietta Rishardson; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Memorials are appreciated to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Condolences may also be expressed online at

Funeral: Due to current Covid-19 mitigations, services will be held privately with Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, Belleville, Illinois. Interment will follow in Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, Illinois.


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Walt Latinette

January 12, 2021

Prayers for your Mom, Doug and Danny. Her life was you guys and Gene, remembering when we were kids in the neighborhood. She usually was busy dealing with your shenanigans! Now she’ll be having a nice dinner upstairs.