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Alma Jean Richardson

January 13, 1923 ~ July 10, 2020 (age 97)


A. Jean Richardson, 97, of Moline, passed away Friday, July 10, 2020, at Heartland Health Care Center, Moline.

Private graveside services will be held at the Mt. Bloom Cemetery, Tiskilwa, IL.  Memorials may be made to New Hope Foursquare Church formerly known as Moline Gospel Temple.  Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., Moline, is assisting the family.

Jean was born on January 13, 1923, in Tiskilwa, IL, the daughter of William and Wavie (Bales) Hedgespeth.  As a young woman, Jean was employed at Strombeck Becker, John Deere and the LeClaire Hotel.  She married Carl J.Richardson on December 18, 1943, at the Moline Gospel Temple.  He preceded her in death on April 2, 2005.  Jean was a member of Moline Gospel Temple, where she also taught Sunday school along with many other activities.  In 2001, she became a member of Cornerstone Christian Fellowship.

Survivors include her daughter, Carol Marhoefer, Moline; son, Ken (Phyllis) Richardson, York, PA; 4 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; sister in law, Betty Hedgespeth, Baltimore, MD; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband and sisters, Mabel Petersen, Elaine Brown, and Edna Alice; brother James Hedgespeth.

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