Mary L. Bedilion age 85 of Graysville died Saturday, May 5, 2012 in Southwest Regional Medical Center at Waynesburg.
She was born April 27, 1927 at Prosperity a daughter of the late John B. and Gail Wendell Tharp.
On February 19, 1946 she married Andrew Clyde Bedilion who died November 9. 2011.
Mrs. Bedilion was a homemaker and had worked as a seamstress at Greenway Manufacturing and Berkowitz Manufacturing in Waynesburg. She also helped her husband manage Bedilion's Garage at Graysville.
She was a member of Unity Presbyterian Church at Graysville and the Women's Auxiliary of the Graysville Volunteer Fire Company. She participated in several local bowling leagues and enjoyed playing bingo and fishing.
Surviving are five children, Glenda Griffith, William Arvin Clyde Bedilion, Patrick Andrew Bedilion, and Alva Kenneth Bedilion, all of Graysville, and Eric S. Bedilion of Sycamore; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 3 sisters, Nellie Durbin of Rogersville, Shirley Justice of Stow, OH, and Carolyn Davenport of Waynesburg.
Deceased in addition to her husband are a granddaughter, Daianara Dawn Bedilion; 5 brothers, Jack, Kenneth, Carl, Fred, and Johnny Tharp; and a sister, Pauline Strope.
Friends will be received 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Behm Funeral Homes Inc., 182 West High St., Waynesburg where services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 8, 2012 with Pastor Lanny Hewitt officiating followed by burial at Fairview Cemetery at Wind Ridge.