Betty I. Ferda, 85, Harrisville, died Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at Liza’s Place in Wheeling, W.Va. She was born Aug. 22, 1925 in Gandyville, W.Va., a daughter of the late Oscar and Roxie Martin Meddles.

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 Friday, April 22 from 2-4 and 7-9 at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz where Funeral Liturgy outside of Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 23, 2011 with the Rev. Fred Kihm the celebrant. Burial will follow at Olive Branch Cemetery, Harrisville. 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, W.Va. 26003. A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.