Donna L. Richardson
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Donna Lee Richardson, 75, of Battle Creek, formerly of Edensburg, Pennsylvania, died Friday, August 8, 2014, at The Oaks at North Pointe Woods.
Mrs. Richardson, daughter of the late Oscar L. and Elizabeth Richardson was born May 27, 1939, in Columbus, Ohio. She attended the public schools in Columbus, graduated from high school and later attended college.
She came to Battle Creek in 1967 and was employed by the Haven of Rest Mission. In 1985, she moved to Edensburg, Pennsylvania, and returned to Battle Creek, in 2013, to live with her daughter. While in Edensburg, she was employed by the United Methodist Church in the Maintenance Engineering Department for more than twenty years. She was an active member of the church, she gave religious presentations in her church and other churches in Edensburg.
Mrs. Richardson was active in the community serving as a Den Mother for a Boy Scout Troop and she was active member of the Order of Eastern Star. She enjoyed oil painting and sewing.
She is survived by a son, Benjamin (Karen) Parker, daughter, Priscilla (James) Cotton, both of Battle Creek, sister, Beverly (William) Wagner of Alpharetta, Georgia, sister-in-law, Marty Richardson of Lima, Ohio, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Jeffrey Richardson in 2013.
Services: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville, Ohio.
Arrangements: T M Hughes-Perry Mortuary, LLC
T M Hughes-Perry Mortuary, LLC
140 Capital Northeast
Battle Creek, MI 49017
Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Aug. 17, 2014