Betty Jean Sweet Dennison, 74, of Belpre, passed away May 5, 2013, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Memorial Campus.
She was born Jan. 4, 1939, in Rockland, Ohio, a daughter of the late Richard P. Sweet and Grace M. Palmer Sweet. Betty was a 1956 graduate of Belpre High School, was retired after 20 years of service with the Bureau of Public Debt in Parkersburg, and had previously worked for the Belpre School System, where she was a cook. She had attended the Porterfield Baptist Church and enjoyed music, collecting angels, cooking and was the best candy maker. Betty loved her family and friends and she will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her two sons, Randall "Randy" Lee Dennison (Karen) and Roger Jack Dennison (Sandra) of Belpre; her daughter, Rhonda Sue Fontz (David) of Pensacola, Fla.; grandchildren, Kiana and Kylan Dennison of Belpre, and Hannah and Daniel David Fontz of Pensacola; and her beloved dog, Kobe. In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Jack W. Dennison; three brothers, Emerson, Kenneth and Ralph Sweet Jr.; and one sister, Dorothy Ryan.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at the Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Belpre, with Pastor Dwight Davis officiating. Interment will follow at the Rockland Cemetery, Belpre. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
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