SMITHFIELD, Va. - Kathy Lynn Deitch, 53, passed away at home on Oct. 20, 2013, in the care of her loving family. Born in East Liverpool, she was predeceased by her parents, Hughie E. and Eula Stover Simmons; grandmother, Lilly Simmons; brother, Hughie E. Simmons Jr.; and niece, Lynn Anne Simmons. Kathy was a lab technician with the American Red Cross for 25 years.
Survivors include her husband, Mark A. Deitch; daughter, Kara N. Deitch of Norfolk; son, Eric T. Deitch and fiance Brittany Moon of Smithfield; brother, Larry Simmons and wife Linda of Newell; and sister-in-law, Jo Simmons of Newell.
Visitation will be held from 1- 3 and 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at the Nixon Funeral Home in Newell, with a funeral service at 7 p.m. Pastor Steve Cummings will be officiating.
Kathy Lynn Deitch