Goshen News, Goshen, IN


November 24, 2012

Betty L. Firestone

Betty L. Firestone, 85, of Goshen, formerly of Nappanee, died at 8:37 p.m., Friday at IU Health Goshen Hospital.

Her first marriage was to Robert L. Richmond on Dec. 21, 1946. He preceded her in death Aug. 2, 1955. Her second marriage was to Archie L. Wilson on Dec. 19, 1959 and he preceded her in death Nov. 29, 1986. She then married Robert E. Firestone, July 7, 1988 and he preceded her in death May 7, 2002.

Survivors are a daughter, Linda (Michael) Carter, Beech Grove; and sons, Roger Richmond, Goshen, Bill Wilson, Elkhart, James (Patricia) Wilson, Wakarusa, Thomas (Erin) Wilson, Statesboro, Ga. She was preceded in death by sons, Randy Richmond, Dec. 8, 2000 and Steve Richmond, Dec. 17, 2007.

Family and friends may call Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee, followed by funeral services at 4 p.m. Burial will be in Stony Point Cemetery.


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