Betty Richardson Keith, age 83, of Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Bristol Regional Medical Center.
She was born February 8, 1936 in Sullivan County, Tenn., a daughter of the late Jasper and Gladys Smithson Richardson. Betty graduated from Holston Valley High School and VI College. She was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area and a former employee of Dickie Insurance Co. Betty was a member of Eastern Heights Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Kenneth Keith; sons, Dr. Mike Keith and wife Kim, Dr. Greg Keith and wife Karin; grandchildren, Drew Keith, Courtney Keith, Emily Keith, and Chandler Crowder; brother, Bobby Richardson and wife LaRosa; sister, Patsy Compton and husband Ronnie; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service for Mrs. Keith will be held 7 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2019 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Rick Light officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 until 6:45 p.m. prior to the service. The committal service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mountain View Cemetery. Pallbearers will be her nephews, Billy Richardson, Jeff Richardson, Bobby Richardson, David Richardson, Jasper Richardson, Tommy Compton, Marty Eads, Tim Eads, Chris Clark, Jeff Clark, and Wayne Hess. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Eastern Heights Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 431 Old Jonesboro Rd, Bristol, TN 37620 or The American Heart Association, 3101 Browns Mill Road, Suite 6, PMB 321, Johnson City, TN 37604.
Online condolences may be registered at www.weaverfuneralhome.net. Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.