Betty June Ripley, age 79, of West Chester died Wednesday, March 9, 2011 in Union Hospital from pulmonary disease.

Born June 25, 1931 in Guernsey County, she was a daughter of the late Bencil Howard McQuain and Reba Margaret Carlisle McQuain.

Her husband of 62 years, Duane Ripley, survives. They were married June 6, 1948.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Robert McQuain.

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 12, 2011 at Koch Funeral Home, 216 South High Street, Freeport with Pastor Paul Turner and Pastor Dalton Hinds officiating. Burial will follow in Greenmont Union Cemetery, Freeport. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday, Mar. 11 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.

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