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Rozella Delane Richards 85 of Weldon, Il. passed away 5:00 am January 28, 2018, at Bickford of Champaign, Champaign, Il.
 
Private services will be at the Calvert Funeral Home, DeLand, Il. with Rev. C. Don Ferrill officiating. Burial will follow at Goose Creek Township Cemetery, DeLand, Il. Private Family Visitation will be at the Calvert Funeral Home, DeLand, Il.
 
Memorials may be directed to Central Illinois Chapter Alzheimer’s Association, 606 West Glen Ave., Peoria, Il. 61614
 
Rozella was born May 10, 1932, in Russell Springs, Kentucky, the daughter of Timothy and Eliza (Grider) Bryant. She married Lester Richards April 2, 1949. He passed away April 13, 2015.
 
Survivors include her children, Linda (Charles) Cohen; Jerry Dale Richards; Kathy (Brendan) McKiernan; 3 Grandchildren, Nathan; Brandy; Amber; 15 Great-Grandchildren; Brother, Richard Bryant; Half-Brothers, Jimmy & John Gasper; Half-Sister, Sandy Thrasher.
 
Rozella was preceded in death by her Parents.
 
Rozella was a school bus driver for the DeLand-Weldon School District for 20 years.
 

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