Betty I. Ferda
Betty I. Ferda, 85, Harrisville, died Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at Liza's Place in Wheeling, WV.
Born Aug. 22, 1925, in Gandyville, WV, she was a daughter of the late Oscar and Roxie Martin Meddles.
She was a homemaker, a member of St. Paul Catholic Church in Flushing where she was a member of the Catholic Women's Club and was a Red Cross Volunteer Quilter in Flushing.
She is survived by six sons, Richard Ferda of Wheeling, WV, Robert (Lynn) Ferda of Adena, James (Kathryn) Ferda and George (Shari) Ferda, both of Flushing, Phillip (Debra) Ferda and Samuel (Misty) Ferda, both of New Athens; four daughters, Theresa (Nelson) Furbee of Carrollton, Roxie (James) Williamson of East Springfield, Ruth (Larry) Utter of Harrisville, and Kathleen (Randy) Barylak of Flushing; 22 grandchildren; great grandchildren; and a sister, Joyce Palmer of Flushing.
She was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by her husband, George L. Ferda in 1992; two brothers, Lloyd and Lawrence Meddles; and an infant brother, Robert Meddles.
Calling hours will be held April 22 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz where Funeral Liturgy outside of Mass will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, April 23 with Rev. Fr. Fred Kihm, the celebrant. Burial will follow at Olive Branch Cemetery, Harrisville, OH. Vigil service will be held Friday at 3:30 p.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Liza's Place, c/o Valley Hospice, 308 Mt. St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, WV, 26003.
The memorial guestbook may be signed at www.clark-kirkland.com.