Betty A. (Perry) Stanford, 75, of Vermilion, died Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007, in Community Health Partners, Lorain, after a short illness.
She was born Aug. 25, 1931 in Earle, Ark. and moved to Vermilion in 1958 from West Memphis, Ark. She worked as a bookkeeper for 35 years for Erie Electronics in Vermilion, retiring in 1998.
She was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church, Vermilion, where she taught Sunday school and was on the finance committee. She enjoyed international travel and doing needle work, including knitting.
Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Floyd Stanford; son, Perry "Pete" (Debi) Stanford of Goshen, Ohio; daughter, Teresa (Roscoe Schlachter) Stanford of Independence; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Janie Powers of
Jasper, Ala., Vicki Moore of Memphis, Tenn., and Sandra Liberto of Apex, N.C.
Preceding her in death were her parents, George and Mildred (Cox) Perry; and a sister, Sue Scott.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday in Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South St., Vermilion, OH 44089. Services will be 10 a.m. Monday in Lakeview Baptist Church, 591 Ferndale Ave., Vermilion, with The Rev. Guy Morton officiating. Interment will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Vermilion.
Contributions may be made to the Lakeview Baptist Church, 591 Ferndale Ave., Vermilion, OH 44089.
Condolences may be made to www.riddlefuneralhome.com.