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Obituary for Betty Jean Powell

Betty Jean  Powell
Betty Jean Powell, 87, of New Martinsville, WV died Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at her home.

Betty was born February 26, 1931 in New Martinsville, WV; daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (McCoy) Lemons.

She was a retired hairdresser and owner of Betty’s Beauty Shop; member of New Martinsville Moose Lodge No. 931, American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit 28, Friends Club; she liked sewing and crocheting.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Powell; two sisters, Helen Willey and Marjorie Zesiger.

Surviving are two children, Thomas (Laurie) Croasmum of Gainesville, FL and Pam (Randy) Croasmum-Riggenbach of New Martinsville, WV; two foster children, Michael Leroy Duke and Nancy Montgomery; seven grandchildren, Alison Croasmum, Elizabeth Croasmum, Zach Jerico, Graham (Erin) Croasmum, Erin (Jesse) Blacker, Jacob Norris and Caitlin Norris; sister, Wanda (Andy) Harlan of New Martinsville, WV; six great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends received 3-7 p.m., Friday, May 18, 2018 at the Jarvis-Williams Funeral Home, 1224 S Bridge Street, New Martinsville, where service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, May 19, 2018.

Interment to follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park in New Martinsville, WV.

Memorial contributions may be made, in Betty’s name, New Martinsville Park and Recreation, 191 Main St., New Martinsville, WV 26155.

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