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Official Obituary of

Mary Lou Richardson

March 10, 1938 ~ February 25, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Mary Lou Richardson Obituary

Mary Lou Richardson, 85 of Cambridge, went to Heaven on February 25, 2024, at her home while in the presence of her loving family.

Mary Lou was born on March 10, 1938 in Dart, Ohio. She is the daughter of the late Harry Sr. and Lera (Adams) Kiggans. Throughout her life, Mary Lou dedicated herself to ensuring the well-being of those she held dear. Her family was her world, and she spared no effort in making sure they were cared for and supported in every possible way. Mary Lou’s nurturing spirit extended far beyond her immediate family. Her door was always open, and her heart was always full of love for those around her. Mary Lou babysat for neighbors, friends, and family. She also worked as a waitress for various restaurants in the local area. Mary Lou’s kindness, generosity, and gentle spirit will forever be cherished by the ones she leaves behind.

Mary Lou is survived by her children, Mark Richardson, Matt (April) Richardson, and Mickey (Janna) Richardson; her grandchildren, Kayla (Jerry) Wheeler, Kolt (Kelsey Polen) Richardson, Ryan Boyer, Luke (Lauren) Richardson, Ben Richardson, Marianne Richardson, Lydia Richardson, Lara Richardson, Keely (Tyler) Bond, Allison Benson; her many great-grandchildren; her siblings, Kenny Kiggans, Helen Burris, June Adams.

In addition to her parents, Mary Lou is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Harold L. Richardson Sr., who passed away on March 25, 2012; as well as her two sons, Harold “JR” L. Richardson, who passed away on April 25, 2023, and Michael S. Richardson, who passed away on December 3, 2023; her granddaughter, Carissa Richardson; her siblings, Harry Kiggans Jr., William “Bill” Kiggans, Paul Kiggans, Dwight Kiggans, Raeford Kiggans, Stanley “Skip” Kiggans, Emma Light, and Barbara Freeman.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Kayla Wheeler, Polly Kiggans, Nicole Engles, the Hospice of Guernsey, and Ohio Health for their care towards Mary Lou.

A memorial service for Mary Lou will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at the Beckett United Methodist Church. 

The Farus Funeral Home of New Concord is caring for the Richardson family.

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Memorial Service
March 2, 2024

2:00 PM
Beckett United Methodist Church


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