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Elizabeth Marie Richardson

Elizabeth Marie Richardson Elizabeth Marie Richardson, age 15, of Manhattan, died May 17, 2019, at her residence.

She was born April 28, 2004, at the Irwin-Army Hospital at Fort Riley, Kansas, the daughter of John Edward Richardson, Jr. and Allison Renah (Oxendine) Richardson.

Elizabeth was in 9th grade at the Manhattan High School East Campus.

She enjoyed drawing, playing the flute and ukulele, plants, animals and was a Marvel buff. Her dream was to be in the film industry.

Elizabeth is survived by her parents of the home; three siblings: Dakota Oxendine currently in the Marines and in Manhattan, Joshua Richardson currently in the Marines in Japan, and Malinda Richardson of the home; grandparents: Mary Oxendine of Pembroke, NC, and Mike & Linda Towne of Las Vegas, NV; great grandparents: Lillie Mae Oxendine of Lumberton, NC, Rachel Collins of Virginia Beach, VA, and J.T. Jacobs of Lumberton, NC; and a large extended family.

A Celebration of Elizabeth’s life will be held at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, May 29th, at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Chapel with Reverend Ben Duerfeldt officiating. Interment will follow in the Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery at Fort Riley.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 7:30 P.M. Tuesday, May 28th, at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be left for the family by clicking on "Send Condolences" on this page.

Memorial contributions may be made to Katie’s Way. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

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