Betty Joan Fidler, 77, Breckenridge, Missouri, formerly of Maryville, Missouri passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Hillcrest Manor. Hamilton, Missouri.
She was born December 8, 1935 in Worth, Missouri to John Elmer and Cora Elizabeth Yates Richardson.
Betty married Denzel Donald Fidler April 24, 1955, in Parnell. Missouri.
A foster mother of 65, and a homemaker, Betty was a member of the Curry, Richardson, Sparks, Waldeier Post #528 American Legion Auxiliary, Parnell.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Denzel Fidler (April 25, 1995), three infant sons David, Donnie and Ronnie Fidler and great-grandson, Hunter Fidler; five brothers Harold, Junior, Calvin, Alvin and Paul Richardson; seven sisters Wilma and Opal Richardson, Dorothy Ross, Marie McKee, Ruth Dugdale, Geneva Gladman and Helen Tucker.
Survivors are two sons Leroy Fidler, Mobile, Alabama and Dannie Fidler, St. Joseph, Missouri, her daughter Diane (Tom) Pittman, Breckenridge, Missouri;; eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, three sisters Alta Adams, Hopkins, Missouri, Barbara Gladman, Riverton, Wyoming and Patty Brown, Clarinda, Iowa; two foster sons raised in the home: Robert Campbell and Dennis Neukam and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 23rd, from 6:00-7:00 pm at Price Funeral Home, Maryville.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday, July 24th at 10:00 am, in the Athelston Cemetery, Athelston, Iowa.
Memorials may be directed to Hunter's Fund, c/o Souls Harbor Church of God, 302 Third Street, Chillicothe, Missouri 64601.