Betty Lou Blythe

Mar 14, 1939 - Oct 24, 2019


Williamsburg-Betty Lou Griffith Blythe was born in rural Louisa County on March 14, 1939 to Margaret Griffith. Betty attended Crawfordsville schools and graduated from Crawfordsville High School in 1956. She received her beautician training from Burlington Beauty Academy in Burlington in 1957. S...


Oct 27


Sunday, October 27, 2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Powell Funeral Home- Williamsburg, Iowa

407 N. Highland Street

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Oct 28


Monday, October 28, 2019
10:30 am

First Presbyterian Church

504 Highland Street

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Betty Lou Blythe

March 14, 1939 - October 24, 2019

C Cheryl Michaelsen October 29, 2019

I remember Betty, her Mother, and Grandmother from Salem Welsh Church and other relatives. I remember going to Kirksville with her about 1960 or so. She invited me to go with her to Kirksville to visit our mutual cousin, Mary Martha Griffith. She was a cousin to both of us on different sides. Mary Martha had just started college there. It was a fun weekend and I appreciated being with Betty and enjoying her humor, etc. My thoughts are with you all. Cheryl Rees Michaelsen -

K Karin Winwood October 29, 2019

Betty was a kind and intelligent lady. Peace and blessings to the entire family.
Karin Winwood

J Jim & Mary Westbrook October 27, 2019

Merv, Jim and I remember all the trips to the DQ. They put a smile on our face. You and your family are in our prayers.

L Larry and Milly Laux October 27, 2019

We send condolences to Merv and all of Betty’s family. Bette was a wonderful person and we enjoyed visiting with her many times and we will miss her down in Bentsen Grove. Always remember the time she Continued to complement me on my palm frond Rudolph reindeer creations. She was so delightful! We just loved her!

B Bev & Ethel Skulmoski October 26, 2019

Betty was a very kind and caring lady. Will miss our visits on their porch at Bentsen Grove. Ewok will also miss coming to see Betty and Merv. Our thoughts and prayers are with Merv and family.
Ethel & Bev Skulmoski

C Clint P. Van Zee October 26, 2019

My deepest sympathies to you and your family at this time of your loss. May the Lord give you Peace. 🌈

P Paul and Linda Baumann October 26, 2019

We are so sorry to hear of Betty’s passing. Betty will be missed at Bentsen Grove - she was a warm and caring person. Our prayers to Merv and family and to cherish all the beautiful memories of Betty.

S Scott and Bonnie Rothrock October 26, 2019

So sorry to hear of Betty passing. She was such a beautiful lady. We will miss seeing her in Texas.
Scott and Bonnie Rothrock

M Margaret Fett October 25, 2019

Betty was a very kind lady. I remember going to her wedding to Merv. Your family is in my prayers. Margaret Watkins Fett

H Henrietta Malloy October 25, 2019

Such a nice lady. Always enjoyed her friendship. So sorry to read her obituary.

R Roger and Doris Stansberry October 25, 2019

Betty was a friendly person at Bentsen Grove and always had time to talk with you. Seen them once in Branson and had lunch with them. She will be missed by many. Roger and I sens prayers to you Merv and the whole family.

R Roger and Angie Wilson October 25, 2019

Merv and Betty were special friends to us. We met at Bentsen Grove Resort many years ago. Betty was a sweet lady who will be missed. Prayers for Merv and the family.

R Ron Linda Ward October 25, 2019

Ron and I met Merv & Betty were our neighbors at Bentsen Grove Resort in Tx. We always enjoyed their visits. A very sweet couple. Praying for Merv and family.

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