Betty J. Park

Betty J. Park, 77, of Davisville, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, March 10, 2013, at her home.

She was born Aug. 21, 1935, in Wood County, a daughter to the late Howard and Barbara Harper. She was a graduate of PHS class of 1954, she was a member of Murphytown United Methodist Church, the CEOs of Murphytown UMC, and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Harper. She is survived by her husband, Dale Park; son, Roger Park (Gail) of Waverly; daughters, Cheryl Duell (Dennis) of Marietta, and Kay Gandee (Brad) of Davisville; brothers, George Harper and John Harper; sister, Twila Park; grandchildren, Jody, Caitlyn, Amy, Ashley, Heather, Kimberly, Kortni and Paul; great-grandchildren, Zanna, Raina, Brian, Tyler, Emma, Evan, Payton, Ellie, Drew, Wes, Harry and Lily.

Service will be 4 p.m. Thursday at the Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Pastor Mary Zimmer officiating. Burial will follow in the Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. Thursday until the time of the service at the funeral home.

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