Betty R. Davis, 92, of Washington Court House, Ohio  died Friday, February 3, 2017, at 8 a.m. at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus following a brief illness.

Betty was born May 12, 1924, in Brown County, Ohio to Cass T. and Eva Catherine List Rhoten.  She lived most of her life in Fayette County and Washington Court House.

She was a seamstress and had formerly been manager of Monique Fabrics.   She had also worked at Bee-In-Stitches and Homespun Creations.

Betty was a member of St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church; the Court House Quilters and was a longtime volunteer with the Fayette County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Myrl and Donald Rhoten.

Betty is survived by a daughter, Jean Ann Davis of Washington Court House; two nephews, Ronnie and Mike (Nancy) Rhoten of Brown County, Ohio and special friends, Marie, Jeff, and Brendan Fetters of Washington Court House.

The funeral mass will be celebrated Friday, February 10, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church by the Reverend Father Jan C. Sullivan, former pastor at the church.  Burial will follow in St. Colman Catholic Cemetery.

Friends may call at the church from 9:30 a.m. Friday, February 10, 2017, until time of the service at 11 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Vincent DePaul Society, 219 South North Street, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.

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  • Lee Lichtenberg says:

    Peace to Jean Ann and Family.

  • Dawn Deyo says:

    Miss Davis, We are so sorry for your loss. Your mom was such a sweet lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Blessings, Dawn and Dave Deyo

  • Jody Justice & Randy Taylor says:

    Jean Ann,

    We are so sorry for your loss. Randy and I are thinking of you. May peace, love, and comfort find its way to you.


    Jody & Randy

  • Kathy Simoni says:

    Jean Ann,
    I am so sorry that you lost your mother. No matter their or our ages, it’s never less than a shock to the system to suddenly be without our moms.

    Shirley had let me know of your mother’s illness, and then tonight emailed me about her passing. My thoughts are with you as you lay her to rest.