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Maxine Richmond, loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, and great-Grandmother.?Maxine passed peacefully on August 31, 2017 at the age of 87 in Palm Coast, FL.
She was born in Crow, WV on December 2, 1929 to Ray I. Redden and Lorene R. Neely.
On April 19, 1949 she married Archie Dean Richmond of Crow, WV. Dean and Maxine raised their family in Glen Morgan WV, and later moved to Palm Coast Florida.?
Maxine's green thumb made every home they lived in a warm and colorful place to be. She also loved cooking for her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren; it was the highlight of her life.
Maxine is survived by her loving husband of 68 years Dean Richmond, her children Robert W. Richmond (Donna) of Palm Coast FL, and Randy L. Richmond (Laura) of Port Orange, FL; a sister, Nina Griffith of Shady Spring, WV; 2 grandchildren, Robert W. Richmond, II (Alesha), and Amanda Yoder (Tom); 4 great grandchildren, Mia, Ty, Taylor, and Levi; and other precious family members: Mary Lou Carter (Richard), Keith Griffith (Peggy), and Alvita Nathaniel (Tim).
She was preceded in death by her two daughters, Kathy Elaine, and Lisa Leah.
Friends and family may gather for visitation on Thursday, September 7, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, WV 25801.
Funeral services will be held at Blue Ridge Funeral Home on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 11am, with her grandson Robbie Richmond presiding. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens with Rev. George Smith officiating.
Family will serve as pallbearers: Richard Meadows, Keith Griffith, Tim Nathaniel, Dickey Shannon, Jimmy Shannon, and Willie Shannon.
Maxine was dearly loved by her family and all who knew her, and will be sorely missed.
"Some people come into our lives and quickly leave. Others stay for a while, leaving giant footprints on our hearts...?And we are never the same again"
Rest in Peace.?Love You Mom.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.blueridgefuneralhome.com
Published on September 5, 2017
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