RICHARDS, Donna Lee, age 75, of Bellaire, OH died Friday, August 31, 2012 at the Country Club Retirement Campus, Bellaire.

She was born on April 22, 1937 in Bellaire, a daughter of the late Howard and Bernice Weber Kelly.

Donna was a homemaker, a member of the Bellaire Christian Church, and a member of the Sons of Italy, Bellaire.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Richards.

Surviving are one daughter, Cheryl (Jerry) Helms of Crystal River, FL; two sons, John (April) Richards of Bellaire and Michael Richards of Westerville, OH; five grandchildren, Kylene (Jimmy) Falkenburg and Jared Helms both of Crystal River, John Richards, Preston Richards and Chandler Richards all of Bellaire; four great-grandchildren, Kaidynce Falkenburg, Channing Falkenburg and Kaleb Falkenburg all of Crystal River and Matthew Richards of Bellaire.

Friends will be received on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Grisell Funeral Home, 400 33rd St., Bellaire where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday with Rev. Jerry Garloch officiating. Interment will follow in the Davis Cemetery, Bellaire.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Belmont County Animal Shelter, c/o Belmont County Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 115, St. Clairsville, OH 43950.

The family would like to extend their deepest gratitude to Valley Hospice for the care they provided to Donna.

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