Betty Mae Coffman Peterson, 84, of Scio, formerly of Cadiz, died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011 at Sunnyslope Nursing Home, Bowerston. She was born Nov. 26, 1926 in Amsterdam, a daughter of the late William and Carolyn Tolbert Ward.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Peterson; a brother, William Ward, a niece Jackie Akers, and three great-grandchildren.

Friends may call Friday, Aug. 26, 2011 from 6-9 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz where funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 27, 2001 at 12:30 p.m. with her daughter, Vicky McVicker officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Hopedale.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sunnyslope Nursing Home, 102 Boyce Dr., Bowerston, OH 44695 or Crossroad Hospice, Northeast Ohio, LLC, 3743 Boettler Dr., Suite E, Green, OH 44685.

Online condolences may be made at A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.