Mrs. Mary H. Rich, age 71, of Vidalia, died Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at her home after a brief illness. She was a native of Metter, living in Swainsboro for many years, before moving to Toombs County in 1989. She worked with Creston’s in Swainsboro, and worked at McCord’s, and with the McCord Family for 17 years. She was a member of the Tabernacle Baptist Church of Vidalia. She enjoyed fishing, traveling, and shopping. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Lawrence “Hoppy” Rich; her parents, William Sylvester Hurst, Sr., and Catherine Lois Rich; and one brother, William S. Hurst, Jr.
Survivors include one son, William Lawrence Rich and wife Rachael of Jacksonville, Florida; two sisters, Audry H. Wyatt and husband Bob of Vidalia, and Lorraine H. Monroe of Aline, Georgia; two grandsons, William H. Rich and Cayden M. Rich of Jacksonville, Florida; and her other loving family, Shirley and Hugh McCord of Higgston; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held Friday, April 23rd at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home with Reverend Randy McDuffie and Pastor Bobby Thompson officiating. Burial will follow at Lakeview Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 at the funeral home.
Flowers are accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to the Tabernacle Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 160, Vidalia, Georgia 30475.
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