Betty Jane Thompson Grove

Betty Jane Thompson Grove, 91, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Sunrise Assisted Living in Leesburg, VA.

Betty was born November 3, 1925 in Brunswick, MD.   She was the daughter of the late Melvin and Jennie Hall Thompson and the wife of the late Glenn L. Grove for 74 years.  Betty was a member of Rosemont Alliance Church, Knoxville, MD where she was a dedicated Sunday School teacher for more than 30 years.  She enjoyed working with dried flowers, spending many days helping her friend Eileen Carpenter making floral arrangements for the Waterford Fair.

Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her sisters, Susie Fravel, Irene Harper, Helen Eshbaugh and Theresa Shepherd, as well as her brother, “Bud” Thompson.  She leaves her family to cherish her memory including her daughter and son-in-law Marsha and Jimmy Riley of Lovettsville, her grandson Chris Riley, granddaughter Kristin Riley both of Lovettsville and a very special nephew Kenny Eshbaugh of Boonsboro, MD.  Betty is also survived by sisters in law Elaine Jones and Norma Stewart both of Ohio.

Grave side services will be held on Monday, June 26th at 11:00 am at Union Cemetery with Rev. Roland England officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Grove’s name to Capital Caring 24419 Millstream Drive, Aldie, VA 20105 or to Lovettsville Fire & Rescue P.O. Box 123, Lovettsville, VA 20180.

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