October 1, 2012
Betty Richey Cook, 83
Betty C. (Richey) Cook, 83, of Springfield, Ohio passed away Sept. 21, 2012. She was born May 8, 1929, in Portsmouth, Ohio, a daughter of the late Ethel and Ray U. Richey. Betty was a wife, mother and grandmother who dedicated her life to caring for her family. She especially enjoyed homemaking, crafting and music. She is survived by a daughter and son in law, Donna (Aurand) and Robert Curtin, two granddaughters: Kristie (Aurand) and Darrel Gray and Julie (Aurand) and Brent Giffen, five great-grandchildren: Travis, Kalee and Tyler Gray and Grace and Carter Giffen, her sister Norma Lee (Jack) Bradley, and many beloved nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 56 years, William L. Cook, a sister, Evelyn Franklin, brothers Dick Anderson and Charles Miller. Service was held Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. The family received friends from noon until the time of service at 2 p.m. at Adkins Funeral Home: 7055 Dayton-Springfield Road, Enon, Ohio. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Dayton. Burial followed immediately at Enon Cemetery.