SNODGRASS, Rita Jane, 89, of Waverly, Ohio died peacefully Friday, September 14, 2012 following an extended illness.

Rita Jane was born July 20, 1923 in Barnesville, Ohio to the late John Kent and Clara Froehlich Cox.

She was a 1941 graduate of Martins Ferry High School, and attended Elliott School of Business in Wheeling, WV.

She was united in marriage on September 15, 1943 to Frank H. Snodgrass, who preceded her in death on March 2, 1996.

Surviving are four sons, and three daughters, 17 grandchildren, and 17 great grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chillicothe, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ohio Right to Life Society, 88 E. Broad St., Ste. 620, Columbus, Ohio 43215.

Arrangements are under the direction of Botkin Funeral Home in Waverly, Ohio.