LEWISTON and PALMYRA Betty Lou (Emery) Hall, also known as Betty Lou Richards, 59, died April 9, 2004, at her residence with her loving husband, Brad by her side, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born Aug. 1, 1944, at Hartland, a daughter of Elwood and Irene (Caldwell) Emery. She was employed at Dexter Shoe Company in Newport, Eastland Woolen Mill in Corinna, and Banton Brothers Mill in Newport. She is survived by her husband, Bradley Hall Sr. of Lewiston; three daughters, Anna Marie Weston and husband, Nathan, of Madison, Brenda Glidden and husband, Joseph Jr., of St. Albans, and Victoria “Tory” Gray and husband, Tom, of Newport; two sisters, Nancy Bunker and husband, Robert, of Cambridge, and Carol Newton of Florida; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Betty was predeceased by her son, Kenneth Richardson. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday, April 12, at the Crosby and Neal Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Newport, with the Rev. Lewis Bell officiating. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the time of services at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Maloon Cemetery, St. Albans, later in the spring. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1 Main St., Suite 100, Topsham, ME 04086.