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Willa Mae "Billie" Richmond

 
January 29, 1924 - November 28, 2019
 

Willa Mae “Billie” Richmond, 95, of Springfield, died at 7:55 pm, Thursday, November 28, 2019 at St. Joseph Home. She was born on January 29, 1924 in Lick Skillet, KY to William Thomas and Norma Ellen (Hankins) Carter. She married Bob McCoy and they had six children together. Later they divorced and she married Ira Lee Richmond on November 18, 1979. Lee preceded her in death on August 8, 1983.

She is survived by four daughters, Willa (Dan) Yates of Hinton, IA, Marian (Ron) Cerny of Des Moines, IA, Tammy (Gregg) Hinds of Curran, IL and Donna (Jessie) Smith of Springfield; two sons, Wayne R. (Mary) McCoy and Bruce (Sharon) McCoy, both of Columbia, MO; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and one sister, Florence Gahr of Staunton.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, two sisters and a granddaughter.

Willa was a homemaker most of her life and worked at Horace Mann for five years. She loved gardening, canning and cooking.

She was a member of Westside Christian Church.

The family will be hosting a memorial gathering from 10:00 am until time of services at 11:00 am, Monday, December 16, 2019 at West Side Christian Church.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, December 16, 2019

Time: 10:00 am

End Time: 11:00 am

West Side Christian Church
2850 Cedar Mill Ln.
Springfield, IL 62702


Service Information

Date: Monday, December 16, 2019

Time: 11:00 am

West Side Christian Church
2850 Cedar Mill Ln.
Springfield, IL 62702


Cemetery Information

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, December 16, 2019

Time: 10:00 am

End Time: 11:00 am

West Side Christian Church
2850 Cedar Mill Ln.
Springfield, IL 62702


Service Information

Date: Monday, December 16, 2019

Time: 11:00 am

West Side Christian Church
2850 Cedar Mill Ln.
Springfield, IL 62702


Cemetery Information

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

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