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Alma Jean Richards Byers, 87 of Hopedale, Ohio died Monday evening April 22, 2013, after a short illness. She was born in Steubenville on Jan. 14, 1926, the daughter of the late George and Mabel Hall Richards. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Russell H. Byers, May 12, 2004 and several brothers and sisters.

Friends may call at the Blackburn Funeral Home at 324 High Street in Hopedale, Ohio on Thursday, April 25, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., with services there on Friday, April 26, 2013 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Ted Whitaker officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.