Bettye Sue Richardson

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Bettye Sue Richardson, 82, of Manila, widow of Mr. Carl Richardson, passed from this life Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born in Manila, she was the daughter of the late James Samuel and Macie Lee Johnson Murray and had been a longtime Manila resident. Bettye was a 1956 graduate of Manila High School, was a homemaker and a member of Blackwater Baptist Church near Manila.

Survivors include four brothers, James Lee Murray (Clara) of Lost Cane; Jackie Murray (Phyliss) of Jonesboro; Bennie Murray (Rhonda) of Lost Cane and David Murray of Manila; three sisters, Barbara Riggs of Dover, Tenn., Mary Williams (Johnny) of Shady Grove and Jo Ann Bishop (Ken) of Farmington.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila with Paul Wayne Hicks officiating. Burial will follow in the Manila Cemetery. 

Serving as pallbearers will be nephews, Kevin Wisdom, Heath Murray, Jason Murray, Jeremy Murray, Brian Murray and Jon Murray. 

The family will receive visitors Thursday from 12:30 until service time. 

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