HANOVERTON, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Betty Mae (Cain) Kibler Hawthorne, 93, of Plymouth Street, entered her eternal rest peacefully at her son, Dean Kibler’s home, at 9:15 a.m., Friday, March 10, 2023.

Betty was born on May 7, 1929 in Suffield, Ohio, a daughter of the late Ernest and Bonnie (McGinnis) Cain.

Betty loved attending the family gatherings, gardening, raising flowers, watching and feeding her wild birds and photography. She enjoyed attending tractor pulls with Jack and was the Columbiana County Antique Tractor Club recorder for many years.

She was a member of and enjoyed attending the Presbyterian Church of Hanoverton.

Her husband, Robert Dean Kibler, whom she married June 7, 1947, preceded her in death in 1972. Her husband, John C. “Jack” Hawthorne, whom she married May 7, 1996, preceded her in death, May 1, 2021.

Betty is survived by her children, Dale (Beverly) Kibler, Dean (Betty) Kibler, Richard (Kathy) Kibler, Don (Kris) Kibler and Kathy (Rod) Sanlo; daughters-in-law, Sue Kibler and Becky Kibler; 16 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and her husbands, Betty was also preceded in death by her sons, William and Danny Kibler; sisters, Marie Toalston and Evelyn Toalston; brother, Gerald Cain and infant sister, Mary Cain.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., Monday, March 13 at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home and 1 hour prior to services at the church on Tuesday.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at the Hanoverton Presbyterian Church, 10236 Plymouth Street, Hanoverton with Pastor Tom Allmon officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Burial will follow at Grove Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hanoverton Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 127, Hanoverton, OH 44423.

The family wishes to thank Allay Senor Care for her short stay there and to Harmony Hospice in her final hours.

Friends may also share memories, and leave condolences at www.eells-leggett-stauffer.com.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Betty Mae Kibler Hawthorne, please visit our floral store.

A television tribute will air Monday, March 13 at the following approximate times: 6:47 a.m. on WYTV, 9:43 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.