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Betty Richardson

A funeral service for Betty Richardson, age 70 of Mount Vernon, will be conducted at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 12, 2013 with Rev. Troy Hollingsworth officiating.

  Interment will follow at Richland Cemetery, with Tommy Baugh, Forrest Reynolds, Forest Shoemaker, Eugene Crager, Daniel Fuller and Joe Marshall serving as pallbearers.  Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home

Betty Richardson passed away Monday afternoon, September 9, 2013 at East Texas Medical Center in Tyler.  She was born in Lufkin on July 22, 1943, the daughter of Forest Richardson and Addie (Weatherford) Richardson. She was married to Charles Shropshire, Jr.; he survives. She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Temple in Mount Vernon.

Other survivors include:  daughter, Delores Reynolds and Jimmy of Lufkin; son, Curtis Shoemaker Danette of Pollok; two sisters, Violet Richardson and Chris Malmquist, both of Mount Vernon; three brothers, Albert Richardson of Shreveport, Louisiana, Clint Richardson and Darrel Richardson, both of Lufkin; grandchildren, Addie Alexander, Rusty Redd and Forest Shoemaker and great-grandchildren, Wyatt and Tucker Alexander, Skyler, Bladin and  Barley Redd.  She was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters, Estelle Hamilton, Mertie Collier and Effie Marshall.