LIMA — Betty Lou Margraves Gossard age 74, of Lima died 11:27 a.m. Monday Feb. 24 at Shawnee Manor Nursing Home. She was born Nov. 18, 1939 in Middlesboro, KY to William Wood and Mary Marie Janeway Margraves, who preceded her in death. She married Glenn Earl Gossard July 25, 1959 and he preceded her in death March 22, 1993.
Betty had been a pharmacy tech at Deshers and CVS. She attended Holden Missionary Baptist Church and her family was her life.
Survivors include 2 sons: Joseph D. (Kim Holliday) Gossard and Glenn E. (Angela) Gossard, Jr. both of Lima, 3 daughters: Vickie (Edward) Crowe, Patricia (David) Fox both of Lima and Trina (John) Bond of Harrod, 14 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren; siblings: Sue (Bill) Penland of Lima, Mary Jo (Jr.) Howell of Wapak, Jane (Donald) Brown of Cridersville, Mike Margraves of Lima, Allen (Denise) Margraves of Wapak and sister-in-law Marcy Margraves of Cridersville.
She was preceded in death by a daughter: Gwen Arlene Inmon and 3 brothers: Tom Margraves, Bruce Margraves and Gary Margraves.
The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m., at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville and a memorial service will follow at 7 with Pastor Ellis Puckett officiating.
Memorial contributions may be given to your own local church. Online condolences may be shared at BayliffAndSon.com