JEFFERSON — Bettylou Dean, age 73, of Jefferson, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at Austinburg Rehabilitation Center.
She was born April 14, 1939, in Andover, Ohio, to Edwin and Edith Rice.
Mrs. Dean worked at Charlotte Nursing Home in Rock Creek and retired from Ashtabula County Nursing Home in Kingsville in 1993. Betty enjoyed crocheting, reading and cooking.
Survivors include her children, Sandy (Will) Watkins of Stamping Ground, Ky., Julie (Jeff Dodson) Scribben of Wildwood, Mo., Robbie (Sara) Dean of Jefferson and Chrissy (Tim) Cross of Andover; grandchildren, Desi (Joe) Penn, Matt Watkins, Tim and Aaron Cross, Kimberly Dean and Kate Dodson; brother, Emil Rice of Geneva.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert “Bud” Dean; brothers, Eddie and Rawlin Rice; and her parents.
At Mrs. Dean’s request, no visitation or service will be held. Inurnment will be in Dorset Cemetery, Dorset Township.
Contributions may be made to Jefferson Emergency Rescue, 11 S. Market St., Jefferson, Ohio 44047.
Arrangements entrusted to BRUNNER, SANDEN DEITRICK FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTER, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor Ohio. Obituary and condolences at www.brunners.com and starbeacon.com.