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1935 Betty 2020

Betty Jo Weatherford

January 1, 1935 — February 16, 2020

Betty Jo Weatherford, 85, Altus, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, February 16, 2020. Funeral services have been scheduled for 10:00 AM Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at the First Baptist Church with Dr. Jeff Moore officiating. Burial will follow in the Altus City Cemetery under the direction of the Kincannon Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

Betty Jo Lyons was born to Walter Sr. and Gladys (England) Lyons on January 1, 1935 in Altus, Oklahoma. Betty graduated from high school in Altus with the class of 1953. She was a hard worker and would work two or three jobs at a time for many years to support her children. Betty and Max Weatherford were united in marriage on March 1, 1974 in Altus, Oklahoma. She was a secretary for DHS for many years until her retirement. Betty was a member of the First Baptist Church and loved the Lord, her church, her pastor and people. She loved to sing, listen to music, and serve as a prayer warrior for many. She read her Bible daily and was a devoted student of God's Word.

Betty is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a sister-in-law, Margaret Lyons, and a nephew, Tommy Joe Lyons.

She is survived by four sons, Tony Pearce and wife, Debbie, David Pearce and wife, Debbie, Greg Pearce and wife, Kim, and Allen Weatherford and wife, Jessica; thirteen grandchildren, Tony Pearce, Jr. and wife, Tiffany, Justin Pearce and wife, Tiffany, Kelly Jo Beane and husband, Bryan, Alex Pearce and wife, Ashley, Marcus Pearce and wife, Darci, Lucas Pearce, Joshua Pearce, Tanner Pearce, Trey Pearce, Kaylei Pearce, Gavin Pearce, Jack Marinelli and William Marinelli; great-grandchildren, Hudson, Brooklyn, Jordan, Presley, Ella, Abigail, Elijah, Adelynn, Brody, Melanie, Cole, Corbin, Rylie and Kavion; her brother, Walter Lyons, Jr.; two nieces, Cindy and Lynn Lyons; a nephew, Wynn Lyons; and many other family members and friends.

The Weatherford family will greet friends on Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 PM at the Kincannon Gathering Room.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Altus, 300 N. Main Street, Altus, OK 73521.

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

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