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Death Notices

Bret Bevens, PDT Sports Writer

January 4, 2013

Thomas Geswein, 82


Thomas Geswein, 82, of Ironton, Ohio died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at JoLin Health Care Center in Ironton. Arrangements are pending at the Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home.


Sadie Savage, 88


Sadie Mae Savage, 88, of Peebles died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Traditions at Bristol Village. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Botkin Funeral Home in Waverly. Interment will follow in the White Oak Cemetery. Friends may call on Monday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Tuesday from noon until 1 p.m. at the funeral home.


Anna Dixon, 75


Anna Lea Dixon, 75, of West Second Street, Waverly, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. Family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Botkin Funeral Home in Waverly, Ohio and from 1 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 6 at the Canal Church of Christ. Funeral services will begin at 2p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Canal Church of Christ, 122 East North Street, Waverly, Ohio.


Thomas Pettit, 66


Thomas L. Pettit, 66, of Collinsville, Ill., died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at his residence. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at the Piketon-Jasper United Methodist Church with Rev. Vernagaye Sullivan officiating. Interment will follow in the Mound Cemetery in Piketon. Arrangements are under the direction of Botkin Funeral Home in Waverly.


Amy Leeth Baker, 44


Amy Leeth Baker, 44 of Morgan Fork Rd. Waverly, Ohio died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. Arrangements are pending at Botkin Funeral Home in Waverly.


Willis Kitchen, 80


Willis Eugene “Gene” Kitchen Gene Kitchen, 80, of Grayson died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at VA Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, Jan. 6, at 1 p.m. at Sparks Funeral Home in Grayson with Larry McDavid and Wes Walker officiating. Interment will follow at East Carter Memory Gardens with military rites. Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at the funeral home.


James McDowell, 72


James R. McDowell, 72, of Grayson, died Jan. 3, 2013, at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Ky. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Jan. 7, at 2 p.m. at Sparks Funeral Home in Grayson. Interment will follow at Ison Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.


Betty Jean Wyer, 78


Betty Jean Fairchild Wyer, 78, of Ashland, Ky. died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m., Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at the Smith-Claxson Cemetery in Hopewell, Ky. under the direction of Preston Family Funeral Home. There will be no visitation.