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Amelia (Hynson) Risdon

February 11, 1922 ~ June 2, 2017 (age 95)

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Memorial Service
July 26, 2017

11:00 AM
Emmanuel UMC Beltsville
11416 Cedar Lane, Beltsville, MD 20705
Beltsville, MD 20705

Born in Delia Plain, Virginia on February 11, 1922 to the late Charles and Alice Hynson. Amelia Hynson grew up in Upperville, VA and went to Upperville School.  Amy worked at the Department of Agriculture in Beltsville, MD from 1963 to 1989.

Wife of the late William "Bill" K. Risdon who died in 1999. Mother of two children,  Beverly J. Risdon of Woodbine, MD and William "Butch" Risdon of Blue Rapids, KS.  Grandmother of 4 and Great-Grandmother of 11.

Amy and Bill lived in Beltsville, MD and together, they owned and operated the Hyattsville Hardware Store which is now a popular restaurant named Franklin's.

Amy enjoyed playing cards, bingo and visiting family and friends.


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