BYERS, Alma Jean Richards, 87, of Hopedale, Ohio, died Monday evening April 22, 2013, after a short illness.
She was born in Steubenville on January 14, 1926, the daughter of the late George and Mabel Hall Richards.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Russell H. Byers, May 12, 2004, and several brothers and sisters.
Jean was a graduate of the Class of 1943 Cadiz High School. She was manager and cook at the Cadiz Country Club for many years until retirement. Jean was also an avid bingo player and a member of the Hopedale United Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by a son, Russell and Margaret Byers of Jewett; a daughter, Bonnie (Don) Vargo of Hopedale; four brothers, Perl, Ed, Ron, Paul; two sisters, Charlotte, Marilyn; five grandchildren; eight great- grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Blackburn Funeral Home, at 324 High Street, in Hopedale, Ohio, on Thursday the 25th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with services there on Friday April 26th 2013 at 11 a.m. Rev. Ted Whitaker will officiate. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.
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