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Vada M. Kitts

Sunday, December 3, 2006
6:00 PM until 9:00 PM
Phillips Funeral Home
1004 S. 7th St.
Ironton, OH 45638

Monday, December 4, 2006
3:00 PM
Phillips Funeral Home
1004 S. 7th St.
Ironton, OH 45638

On November 30, 2006, Vada Marie Kitts, 92, of Kitts Hill, went to be with the Lord and her husband of 56 years, Earl R. Kitts. The Coal Grove native was born August 14, 1914, the daughter of the late John and Berdie Heighton Gannon.
Mrs. Kitts was a 1933 graduate of Kitts Hill High School and established the Kitts Hill High School Reunion. She was a member of the Kitts Hill Homemakers, Grange, Kitts Hill Garden Club and was a 4-H Advisor for over 40 years. She was also a member of Mamre Baptist Church where she sang in the choir and was a Sunday School teacher for over 50 years. Mrs. Kitts was a Nutritionist Aid with the Ohio State Agricultural Extension Office, retiring in 1987 after working there for several years. She lived in Lawrence County all of her life.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by:
Stepmother: Mary Gannon
3 sisters: Myrtle Hankins, Margaret Sutton and Clarene Hammonds
2 brothers: John Gannon and Bill Gannon
She is survived by:
a son and daughter-in-law: William "Bill" Kitts and Judy of Chillicothe, Ohio
a daughter and son-in-law: Joyce Kitts Hardy Patrick and Paul of Kitts Hill, Ohio
6 grandchildren: Charles Kitts, Billie Jo Wilson, Joni Staggs, Mark Hardy, Kimily Lewis and Janice Musa
4 step grandchildren 7 great grandchildren 11 step great grandchildren 1 great great granddaughter
4 sisters: Jean Frier of Fairborn, Ohio, Joan Winger of Kansas City, KS, Lois Sites of Coal Grove, and Glenna Plymale of Grove City, Ohio
2 brothers: Ronnie Gannon and Harold Gannon both of Ironton
Funeral service will be Monday (December 4, 2006) 3:00 PM at Phillips Funeral Home, 1004 South 7th Street, Ironton, Ohio with Rev. Jeff Davenport officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday 6-9 PM at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Mark Hardy, Charles Kitts, Christian Staggs, Dan Staggs, Kyle Lewis and Jerry Lewis.

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