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Violet Richter

Violet Richter Violet Richter

Violet Sue Barton Richter, 81, Elizabeth, died Friday, Feb. 11, 2022, at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany.

Born Oct. 7, 1940, in Leitchfield, Ky., she was the daughter of George and Iva Lacefield Barton.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 48 years, George Herman Richter; two sons, John Fitzgerald Richter and William (Bill) Joseph Richter; a granddaughter, Shannon Dunn; three brothers, David, Henry and Rexel; and two sisters, Stella Mae and Pauline.

Survivors include seven children, James Richter of English, George, Michael, Robert and John Richter, all of Elizabeth, Raleigh Richter of Mississippi and Tonya J. Porter of Floyds Knobs; two brothers, Jimmy Barton of Tennessee and Raymond Barton of Georgia; and three grandchildren.

Visitation will be Tuesday, Feb. 15, from noon to 8 p.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon and Wednesday, Feb. 16, after 9 a.m. at the Church of God in Elizabeth.

The funeral will be Wednesday, Feb. 16, at 11 a.m. at the church with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery in Elizabeth.

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