Sandra Ruth Richardson

Sandra Ruth Richardson, 75, of Chester, Va. passed away Thursday, September 9. 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 proceeded in death by her husband, Claude Winston Richardson. She retired after 20 years of service from the 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 Monty Joe Sunderland; nieces, nephews, family and friends.

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 the American Cancer Society or Roanoke Wildwood Volunteer Fire Department, c/o Lorenzo Wilkins, 790 Lizard Creek Road, Littleton, NC 27850.