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Obituary of Dorothy S. Richardson

Dorothy Sarah Richardson, the daughter of George Moxham and Fannie (Williams) Moxham, was born November 15, 1916 in the Liberty Township of Rural Belleville, KS and passed away on March 1, 2018 at Republic County Hospital, Belleville, KS at the age of 101 years, 3 months, and 16 days.
Dorothy attended the Milner School District #62 and later graduated from Belleville High School in 1934. On April 22, 1936 she was united in marriage to Harold G. Richardson and to this union was born, Corinne, Linda, Kathy, and Ronald. The couple made their home in Belleville, KS.
Dorothy was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Belleville, KS where she was very active with the United Methodist Women (UMW), Republic County Church Women, and was a 4-H Leader for many years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Richardson in 1997, her parents; Son, Ronald Dale Richardson; Daughter, Linda Butler Woods; Grandson, Tod Butler; Great Grand Daughter, Haley Butler; and 3 sisters, Phyllis Sherwood, Gweneth Eickman, and Ruth Snyder.
She is survived by two daughters, Corinne Meadows of Hastings, NE and Kathy (Charles) Gomer of Bella Vista, Arkansas; 6 grandchildren: Mike (Raylene) Meadows of Trumbell, NE, Ron (Audra) Butler of Salina, KS, Jeff (Anita) Butler of McCracken, KS; Bob (Deborah) Butler of Oskaloosa, KS, Christine Bergman (John West) of Phoenix, AZ, and Charles (Christina) Gomer, Jr of Lake Quivera, KS; 17 great grandchildren; 8 great great grandchildren; one sister Velma June (Dean) Stauffer of Boulder City, Nevada; nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM, Saturday, March 10, 2018 at the First United Methodist Church, Belleville, KS with Reverend Emily Meckley, officiating.
Interment will be at the Belleville Cemetery, Belleville, KS.
Visitation will be from 1PM until 8 PM on Friday, March 9, 2018 at the Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 5 PM until 7 PM on Friday.
Memorials are suggested to the Harold & Dorothy Richardson Scholarship Fund.
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