Nella Jeanette Richards

October 14, 1923November 13, 2012

Nella Jeanette Richards, 89, of Jacksonville passed away on November 13, 2012. She was born in Winter Haven, FL to the late Lloyd and Daisy Harvey. She was a long time resident of Jacksonville, FL where she loved to work in her yard. Jeanette was a devoted mother and well-loved family member. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Edward Richards, Sr.; brother, Virgil Harvey; and sisters, Hazel Taylor and Helen Juanita Taylor. She is survived by her son, Jack Edward Richards, Jr. (Sylvia) of Atlanta, GA; three granddaughters, Michelle Donnelly (Jerry), Shannon McMains (Donny) and Jenne Garrett (Travis); 8 great-grandchildren; brother, Vernon Harvey (Jackie); sister, Margie Davis (Carlton); and numerous nieces and nephews. A Visitation will be held 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, November 16th in Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home of Mandarin. A Graveside Service will be 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 17th in Magnolia Cemetery, 222 N. Park St. in DeFuniak Springs, FL. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Tim Tebow Foundation, 2220 County Road 210 W, Suite 108, PMB 317, St. Johns, FL 32259. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home of Mandarin, 11801 San Jose Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32223. (904) 288-0025.


  • Visitation Friday, November 16, 2012
  • Graveside Service Saturday, November 17, 2012

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Dawn Vanetta Crable

November 11, 2013

Dearest Jenny,
I think of you often and truly miss you, with love,

Elizabeth Dawn Crable

November 28, 2012

My sincere condolences to my dear "Ms" Jenny's family and friends. She was a lovely lady, loved by many, and will be sorely missed.

Linda Richards-Haskins

November 20, 2012

She was loved by all who knew her and will be greatly missed.

Melody Beisner

November 17, 2012

Jenne, sorry for your loss and sadness! Let your family give you comfort, and travel safely home to their loving arms!

November 16, 2012

I've only known Ms Jenny for just a few months, but it was a pleasure knowing her and she will be missed. My deepest sympathy to her family.

Michelle & Dominique

Laura Breeden

November 16, 2012

Jenny, Travis, Andrew & Addison
We are so sorry for your lose. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this very difficult time.
God Bless all of you!
The Breeden's
Laura, Buck, Austin & Emma