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Anna “Betty” Elizabeth Adaway

d. February 3, 2018

Cortland, Ohio - Anna Elizabeth “Betty” Adaway, age 100, died on Saturday, February 3, 2018. She was born on April 17, 1917 in Leeds, Alabama a daughter of Mary Ellen (Isbell) and John William Adaway, Sr. Betty was a 1935 graduate of Girard High School. She was a beautician and worked in home care. Betty was a member of the Cortland Methodist Church. She enjoyed cooking, traveling, playing golf and dancing. Betty is preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Clifford Richards and her second husband, Phillip Naples; two sisters, Emma Creed and Nora Chub and two brothers, William and James Adaway. Survivors include her daughter, Susan Lynne (Robert) Platt of Cortland, Ohio; her son, Dennis Richards of Oklahoma; two grandchildren, Wendy and Justin and three great grandchildren, Andrew, Alayna and Carly. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, 8569 Main Street, Kinsman, Ohio. Private burial will be in Hillside cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Home Animal Rescue, PO Box 1061, Mentor, Ohio 44061. An online guestbook is available at

Service Information


Hillside Cemetery

Cortland OH


Thursday, February 8 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service of Kinsman
8569 Main St. P.O. Box 285
Kinsman OH 44428

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