Sandra Ruth Richardson

April 10, 1946 ~ September 9, 2021 (age 75)


Sandra Ruth Richardson, 75, of Chester passed away Thursday, September 9, 2021. She was born on April 10, 1946, in Bossier County, Louisiana and was the daughter of the late Larry I. and Elizabeth Johnston Sunderland, and was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Winston Richardson.  She retired after 20 years of service from VDOT. 

Sandra is survived by two sons, Charles Peter Richardson and wife, Tami and Tee Edward Richardson and wife, Debbie; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two brothers, Jeff Sunderland and Monte Joe Sunderland; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 17, 2021, in Blandford Cemetery, 319 S. Crater Road, Petersburg, Virginia 23803.  The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Thursday, September 16, 2021, at the Colonial Heights Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes and Crematory, 2033 Boulevard, Colonial Heights, Virginia 23834.  In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to American Cancer Society. Condolences may be registered at 

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September 16, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
E. Alvin Small Funeral Home, Colonial Heights Chapel
2033 Boulevard
Colonial Heights, VA 23834

Graveside Service
September 17, 2021

11:00 AM
Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, Virginia

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