Violet A. Richardson, age 85, Argos, passed away Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, at the Center for Hospice Care, Elkhart.
Violet was born the daughter of Robert and Beatrice (Shoemaker) Oneal on July 26, 1935, at Argos and was a lifelong resident. She was a homemaker, worked at United Telephone Co. and Coppes Kitchens, Nappanee, and delivered the Penny Saver. Violet was a faithful member of Riverview Community Church.
On Dec. 31, 1953, she married the love of her life, Curtis Richardson, who survives along with daughter Cathy (Claude) Howell and son Lee (Tricia) Richardson, Plymouth. She was also blessed with three grandchildren, April Lockridge, Tammy Swihart and Melissa Richardson; two great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Hack and Amber LaFree; and brother Terry (Sue) Oneal, Itasca, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents and grandson Michael.
Friends may gather at Riverview Community Church, 3780 SR 110, Tippecanoe, on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, from 10-11 a.m. with a service following officiated by Pastors Rod Ruberg and Stephen Wilhelm. Burial will be in Walnut Church of the Brethren cemetery.
To view the service online, go to www.riverviewcommunitychurch.org. Then scroll down to Live Feed – Watch our services online. Click on the link by the green box to go to the YouTube channel. Then click on the service for Violet Richardson.
In keeping with current COVID-19 regulations, masks are preferred as well as being mindful of social distancing. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Crest Disease Research. Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home is privileged to be entrusted in assisting the family with arrangements.