Mary Diane Russell Richardson, 68, of #6 Seven Oaks Drive, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Wake Med after months of declining health. Diane was born in Durham County to the late Doffers Russell and Mattie Mae McLean Russell.
Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 8400 Poole Road, Knightdale, NC. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Surviving: Husband of 45 years: Graham Edward “Ed” Richardson; Daughter: Wendy Mae Richardson of Knightdale; Grandchildren: Michael T. Richardson and Gwendolyn R. Richardson; Brothers: Richard McLean of Bracey, VA, Jerry Russell of Creedmoor, Michael Russell of Durham; Sister: Rose Russ of Timberlake.
In addition to her parents, Diane was preceded in death by a brother, Lawrence McLean.
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The family will receive relatives and friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service and Crematory, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale, NC 27545, and others times at the home.
Condolences to the family may be sent to poolefuneral.com under Obituaries.