Friday, March 18, 2016

Austie D. (Gorby) Richmond

Austie D. (Gorby) Richmond

PARENTS: David Gorby and Rebecca Jane Alltop

BIRTH-CONFLICT: Was she born 8 Mar 1899 (Vernon Anderson) or as stated in the obituary, 7 Feb 1899?  FindAGrave lists, 6 Feb 1899 in Marshall Co. WV
(Furnished by Richard E. Henthorn)

SPOUSE: Archie Benson Richmond

Mrs. Austie D. Richmond, wife of Archie B. Richmond of Little Grave Creek, died Friday afternoon at 1 o'clock at Glendale hospital, [Glen Dale, Marshall Co., WV] following a long illness.

The body is at the Riggs funeral home, where services will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Evangelists Charles Wells and H.H. George, of the Church of Christ will officiate and burial will be in Riverview cemetery.

Mrs. Richmond was born February 7, 1899 [Fish Creek, Marshall Co., WV] a daughter of David and Rebecca Alltop Gorby and was a member of the Church of Christ.

Surviving are her husband [Archie Benson Richmond], a daughter, Miss Opal, and five sons, Earl, Raymond, Aldridge and Cecil, all of Moundsville and Harold of Bucyrus, OH; three grandchildren; two brothers, Samuel B. Gorby of Bowman's Ridge, and William Gorby of Moundsville and four sisters, Mrs. Joseph Baker of Roberts Ridge; Mrs. Stella Taylor and Mrs. Allie Darrah of Moundsville and Mrs. Wylie Taylor of Ryans Ridge.
(Source: "Moundsville Daily Echo", 6 DEC 1952 - Furnished by T. Vernon Anderson)

BURIAL: Moundsville, Marshall Co., WV, Riverview Cemetery

FINDAGRAVE: Memorial# 130360905

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