SEBRING, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Mardell Rae Richmond, 84, departed this life on Thursday, October 21, 2021.
She was born September 5, 1937, to the late Raymond and Bertie (Hill) Morrison.
Mardell was a member of First Baptist Church of Alliance.
She retired in 1999 from the Culinary Department at Copeland Oaks in Sebring.
Mardell enjoyed cooking and was known for her mac and cheese and apple dumpling recipes, however, most important to her was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Mardell was preceded in death by her loving husband of 43 years, Willie D. Richmond; her parents; a son-in-law, Richard Miller; sister, Linda Hoffman and stepdaughters, Marsha Richmond and Debbie Montini.
Survivors include her sons, Raymond (Michele) Carver and Gerald (Jill Ring) Carver, Jr.; daughter, Terri Miller; stepdaughter, Lisa (Gary) McElrath; a sister, Viki (Jerry) Quinn; her grandchildren, Mark (Amber) Miller, Melissa (Nate) Ray, Michele (Jason) Smith, Michael (Ashley) Carver, Kristen (Jason) Dycus, Brandon (Rebecca) Carver and Ryan (Dustin Schulte) Carver; 14 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at 1:00 p.m., at Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home in Sebring, with Rev. Joshua Smith officiating.
A time of visitation will be held on Monday, October 25, at the funeral home from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. and the hour prior to the service on Tuesday, October 26, from 12:00- 1:00 p.m.
Burial will take place at Highland Memorial Park, Beloit, Ohio.
Friends and family may send condolences, sign the guest register and watch Mardell’s service online at www.grfuneralhome.com.
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A television tribute will air Monday, October 25 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.