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Elizabeth “Betty” Middleton

Elizabeth “Betty” Middleton

Elizabeth “Betty” Middleton, 84, of Hartfield entered into eternal life peacefully at her home following a brief illness on August 11, 2018. She was the devoted and beloved mother to her son, Kevin Kenny; daughter, Liza Cox; and grandmother of her beloved granddaughter, Elizabeth Cox. Betty was the loving wife to Dr. Paul Middleton who preceded her in death.

Born in Garden City, New York, Betty studied at the prestigious Cooper Union and Art Students League in NYC. She was a celebrated fashion illustrator, who began her career with the famous magazine “Womenswear Daily.” In 1955 she later brought her talents to Richmond where she was a freelance Fashion Illustrator at the stores of Thalhimers, Miller and Rhoads and LaVogue. She enjoyed the company of her many, many friends and was truly at peace on the water at the river.

The memorial service will be private.

In memory of Betty the family desires to have donations made to Caritas, P.O. Box 25790, Richmond, VA 23260, or phone 804-358-0964 or email .

Arrangements are under the direction of Hogg Funeral Home and Crematory, Gloucester Point. Please visit to share condolences and memories.

posted 08.23.2018

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