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Official Obituary of

John T. Botts

March 4, 1938 ~ March 17, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

John Botts Obituary

On Sunday, March 17, 2024, John T. Botts, loving husband and father of two children, passed away at age 86.  He was born on March 4, 1938, in Clinchmore, TN to John W. and Viola Duncan Botts.  

On March 4, 1961, he married his sweetheart Frankie Kaye Owens Botts. They raised two kids, Tracy and John.  John attended New Salem United Baptist Church and was employed at Ford Motor Company for 30 years. John was drafted and served in The United States Army from 1961-1967 in the 160th Ordinance Company Fort Bragg N.C. Brother John Botts was also an active member of Masonic Lodge #678 in Mason Ohio for 41 years. He was known for his quick wit, his infectious smile, and his kind and compassionate spirit.

John was preceded in death by his father, John, and his mother, Viola; daughter:  Kimberly Botts; sister: Leah Allen and husband Charlie Allen; brothers:  Bernard Botts and wife Ruth, Thurman Botts; brothers-in-law:  Dave Moore, Jackie, Gatchel, Paul and David Owens; and sister-in-law: Jodean Strunk.  

John is survived by his wife Kaye of 63 years;  two children: Tracy, and John and wife Tracey; granddaughters:  Kayleigh Gibson and husband Andy, and Hannah Jewett and husband Josh; great granddaughter:  Aubrey Gibson; and great grandson:  Oliver Jewett; sister:  Jo Moore; brother: Larry Botts and wife Valerie; sisters-in-law: Theresa Duncan and husband Duanne, Katherine (Rickie) Owens; brother-in-law:  Bobby Owens; niece:  Patty McGowan; and Stuart Owens along with several cousins, nieces, and nephews.

A special thank you to Brenda Smith, hospice nurse, and all that cared for John during his final days.

Friends may visit with the Botts family on Saturday, March 23, 2024, from 11:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 12:00 p.m. in the Chapel of the Jones & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Eugene Lay and Bro. Paul Botts officiating.  

Committal service will follow in the Botts Cemetery with Military Honors conducted.

In-Lieu-of-Flowers the family requests that donations be made to your local Church or the American Cancer Society.

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