HOPEDALE, Ohio-Leolia Beryl Lee Richmond Bird Michelli passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at the Gables Care Center, Hopedale, Ohio
She was born May 1, 1920 in Sanoma, W.Va. the daughter of the late Hallie Otto and Rhoda Lena Youst Lee.
Mrs. Michelli was a member of the New Somerset Christian Church in New Somerset, Ohio. She graduated from the Hopedale High School class of 1938 and had worked at the former Toronto G.C. Murphy Store.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Foster Richmond, Gordon Bird and James Michelli; and daughters, Evelyn Russell and Rhoda Larkin
Mrs. Michelli is survived by her son, Hallie Bruce Richmond of California; brothers, Leslie Lee of Orlando, Fla., Hallie Marcus Lee of Jewett, Ohio and Garry B. Lee of Leesburg, Fla; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation hours will be 2-4 & 6-8 Wednesday, Jan. 30 at the Clarke Funeral Home, Toronto.
Toronto Eastern Star Services will be held 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
A celebration service of life will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 31 at the funeral home with Pastor George Coffman officiating.
Interment will be at the Osage Cemetery, Toronto.