ELKHART - Etta Frances Richardson, age 82, died on January 11, 2020, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City. She was born on June 16, 1937, in Farmington, New Mexico, to Rollie Rae and Anna Mozelle (Hodgin) Williamson.
She was a 1956 graduate of Rolla High School. On September 15, 1963, she married Robert Lee Richardson in Rolla, KS who preceded her in death on May 17, 1997. She worked as a Bank Teller for many years and recently retired as the Director for the Rolla Senior Center.
She is survived by her children, Fred Richardson, Shirley McClellan, Roger Richardson, Rex Richardson, and Brenda Friend; her 15 grandchildren; her beautiful great-grandchildren. Frances joins her husband, Robert Richardson; parents, Rollie and Anna Williamson; her brothers, Gerald, Bob, and Charles Williamson; her sisters, Helen Barnes, Betty Eastepp, and Faye Nugent; and her son, Dale Richardson, in heaven.
The funeral service will take place at the United Methodist Church in Rolla, KS, on January 15, 2020, at 10 a.m., followed by a burial service at the Rolla Cemetery. Pastor Mary Courtney will be officiating. Friends may call on January 14, 2020, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Garnand Funeral Home in Elkhart, KS. The family requests that memorials be given to the Rolla Senior Center or the American Cancer Society in care of Garnand Funeral Home, P.O. 854, Elkhart, KS 67950. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.