an. 5, 1933 – July 28, 2016

Amy L. Richardson, 83, passed away on July 28, 2016, at the home of Lester and Diane with her children and grandchildren at her side. She was born on Jan. 5, 1933, to Clyde and Mae (Cook) Clester in Danville, Illinois. She moved to Fowler in 1952 with her husband, George T. Richardson, who preceded her in death in 1998.

She is survived by her children, Jeff (Sona) Richardson of Phoenix, Arizona; Diane (Lester) McElroy of La Junta; Gerald (Bobi) Richardson of Sherwood, Oregon; grandchildren, Beth (Brian Valencia) Taylor of La Junta; Natta (Ashling) Richardson of Coventry, United Kingdom; Matthew Richardson of Phoenix, Arizona; Jeffrey Richardson and Ivy, Aaron (Brittany) Richardson and Lily and AJ; great-grandchildren, Michael and Aiden Richardson, Izabella Taylor and Draiden, Brian, Bentley and Ezekiel Valencia. Also surviving are grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the heart, Damion and Caren McElroy, Cayleen and Tabor Weaver, Sydney and David McElroy, Anthony and Nikki Turner, Mackenzie, Morgann and Miles Turner, Adam and Beverly McElroy, Abby and Riley, Corey and Kat Meredith, Alice and Dominic, and Casey Meredith. She was preceded in death by her parents, mother-in-law, Florence; husband, infant daughter and Alyssa McElroy.

Funeral services were held Friday, July 29, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at the Swink United Methodist Church with Pastor Susan Burley and Ryan Trosper officiating. Graveside services followed at the Fowler Cemetery at 2 p.m.

Those wishing to make memorial contributions may do so to the Fowler Public Library, Woodruff Memorial Library in La Junta or the Arkansas Valley Hospice direct or through the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at Peacock-Larsen Funeral Home & Arkansas Valley Crematory is in charge of arrangements.