Betty Dolan Harmon


Betty Dolan Harmon, 91, died in Charlottesville on Friday, December 9. She was born in Ronceverte, West Virginia, to the late James E. Dolan and Julia Preston Hayes Dolan. She was preceded in death by her husband, Benton O. Harmon Jr. in 1995; and a son, Lt. Colonel James H. Harmon.

She is survived by one daughter, Julia Kay Woodson and husband, Bill, of Crozet; two sons, Robert Owen Harmon and wife, Doreen of Hampton, Va., and Nile R. Harmon of Crozet; two sisters, Helen Gainey of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Janice Bostic of Whie Sulphur Springs, West Virginia; a sister-in-law, Marie Combs of Huntington, West Virginia; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

She served as a volunteer at University of Virginia Medical Center for 32 years.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Hospice of the Piedmont or Susan G. Komen, P.O. Box 96216, Washinton, D.C. 20009.

A graveside service was held December 13 at Riverview Cemetery in Ronceverte, West Virginia. Anderson Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.


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