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Betty Sue Page

Betty Sue Page, age 82, passed away on December 30, 2023 at home surrounded by family.

Betty was born on October 7, 1941 to the late Russell and Gladys Owens. She is preceded in death by her husband Joe Page, 1 brother and 2 sisters, 1 son in law, and a nephew who was like a son to her David Holt.

Left behind to cherish her memories as a mother and grandmother are three sons, Richard Pick of Ironton, Ohio, Jeff (Beth) Pick of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and Joseph (Tammy) Page of West Portsmouth, Ohio; One daughter Lisa Applegate (late Tony Applegate) of Portsmouth, Ohio; 10 Grandchildren, Joseph Page IV, Samantha (Josh) Hoskins, Tony and Trent Applegate, Page Literal, Hannah and Olivia Pick, Angelina Pick, Natasha and Courtney Chin; 12 great-grandchildren, many more family and friends, especially Harlan & Sharma.

Betty was a waitress for many years and retired from Local 83 Laborers Union. She was a member of the Portsmouth/New Boston Eagles and the American Legion. She was known to live life to the fullest. Betty enjoyed shooting pool and riding motorcycles with her partner (Harlan Wagoner). She was an avid Ohio State and Bengals football fan. She loved soaking up the sun, finding bargains at thrift stores, and spending time with friends and family. Betty’s favorite quotes were to “Live life like you’re dying.”, “Damn-it-man.”, and “It’s 5:00 somewhere.”

The family would like to thank Community Choice Hospice for their services.

Per Betty’s wishes, there will not be a service held.


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