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Betty Ann Congrove Richardson
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Birth: Apr. 17, 1916
Wood County
West Virginia, USA
Death: May 25, 2005
Wood County
West Virginia, USA

Betty Congrove is the daughter of Ira Franklin Congrove and Bessie Bertran Partridge. She is 1 of 4 known children of Ira and Bessie.

In 1938, Betty married Marvin Burdette Richardson, the son of Emmett Marvin Richardson and Hattie J. Burdette.

Wood County, West Virginia Marriage License, 1938, page 476
-Groom: Marvin Burdette Richardson
-Age: 19
-Birth Date: 27 Jul 1919
-Birth Place: Parkersburg, W Va.
-Residence: Parkersburg, W Va.
-Father: E. M. Richardson
-Mother: Hattie J. Richardson

-Bride: Betty Ann Congrove
-Age: 22
-Birth Date: 17 Apr 1916
-Birth Place: Parkersburg, W Va.
-Residence: Parkersburg, W Va.
-Father: I. F. Congrove
-Mother: Bessie B. Congrove
-Marriage Date: 1 Sep 1938
-Marriage Place: Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia

Parkersburg News, Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginina, 27 May 2005

Betty C. Richardson, 89, a lifelong resident of Parkersburg, died Wednesday, May 25, 2005, at her residence.

She was born April 17, 1916, a daughter of the late Ira Franklin and Bessie Partridge Congrove.

Mrs. Richardson was a member of St. Andrews United Methodist Church. She was an avid reader and enjoyed word puzzles, canasta and the company of her family and pets.

She is survived by her daughter, Betty Ann Camp of Parkersburg; two nieces, Grey Rile and Beth Stephens; two nephews, Brian and Eric Congrove; and a sister-in-law, Margaret Congrove.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Marvin B. Richardson in 1982; her beloved son, Marvin L. "Skip" Richardson in 1989; two sisters; one brother, Lawrence Congrove of Vienna; and her pet companion of many years, "Saytee Girl."

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Evergreen North Cemetery with the Rev. Donald S. Maxson officiating. At Mrs. Richardson's request, there will be no visitation.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Humane Society of Parkersburg or Housecalls-Hospice. The Vaughan Funeral Home, Parkersburg, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
-Name: Betty Ann Congrove
-Gender: Female
-Birth Date: 17 Apr 1916
-Birth Place: Parkersburg, West Virginia
-Death Date: 25 May 2005
-Type of Claim: Original SSN
-Father: Ira F Congrove
-Mother: Bessie B Partridge
--Dec 1936-listed as BETTY ANN CONGROVE
--Jun 2005-listed as BETTY C RICHARDSON
Family links: 
  Ira Franklin Congrove (1879 - 1963)
  Bessie Bertran Partridge Congrove (1884 - 1973)
  Marvin Burdette Richardson (1919 - 1982)*
  Marvin L. Richardson (1949 - 1989)*
  Betty Ann Congrove Richardson (1916 - 2005)
  Lawrence Myers Congrove (1924 - 2003)*
*Calculated relationship
Evergreen Cemetery North
Wood County
West Virginia, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 39.31601, -81.51012
Maintained by: Tom Oatney
Originally Created by: Grave Yard Ghost
Record added: Nov 04, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22649051
Betty Ann <i>Congrove</i> Richardson
Added by: Craig Hart
Betty Ann <i>Congrove</i> Richardson
Added by: Craig Hart
Betty Ann <i>Congrove</i> Richardson
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