Mary Belle Richards, age 90, of Ocala, Florida passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at Estelle’s House. Mary was born in Grainger County, Tennessee to the late Clarence and Mary (Carpenter) Brandon.
Mary was a homemaker that enjoyed reading, Southern cooking and family dinners. In her younger years she did a lot of sewing.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Richards; son, Claude Dennis Richards; sisters, Gayle Henegan, Betty Bowlin; brothers, Boyd Brandon and Ronnie Brandon.
Mary is survived by her daughters, Mary Jo True, Cynthia Silverman and Diane Moreo; son, Joseph Michael Richards; sisters, Carol Cervino and Charlotte Brocato and brother, Raymond Brandon. She is also survived by her six grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and extended family and friends.
A funeral service for Mary will be held Monday, February 6, 2023 at 11:00 AM at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 5740 South Pine Avenue, Ocala, Florida 34480.
Mary will be laid to rest in Pinelawn Memorial Park, Farmingdale, New York.