Thursday, December 18, 2008

Betty Jo Scroggins Spear

Betty Jo  Spear: Betty Jo Spear

Betty Jo Spear
Born on Oct. 29, 1934
Departed on Dec. 14, 2008 and resided in Bastrop, LA.
Visitation: Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008
Service: Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008
Cemetery: Christ Church Cemetery

Betty Jo Spear
Cox Funeral Home
Bastrop, Louisiana

Funeral services for Mrs. Betty Jo Scroggins Spear, age 74, of Bastrop, will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, December 18, 2008 at the Chapel of Cox Funeral Home of Bastrop with Bishop Jimmie Wright officiating. Interment will follow at Christ Church Cemetery under the direction of Cox Funeral Home.

Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM Wednesday evening, December 17th, at Cox Funeral Home.

Betty Jo Scroggins Spear was born October 29, 1934 in Warren Arkansas to the late James Edwards Scroggins and Geneva Scroggins Hargraves and she died suddenly December 14, 2008 at her home in Bastrop. Betty was the valedictorian of her high school class at Drew County High School in Monticello, Arkansas and a retired operator with Bell South Telephone Company. She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Jack Spear.

She is survived by her fiance' Jim Scoggins of Bastrop; her step-mother, Mrs. Ruth Scroggins Wright and her husband, Bishop Jimmie Wright of Bastrop; a brother, Mike Scroggins and his wife, Lynn Grafton Scroggins of Bastrop; four step-sisters, Julie Heath, Melinda Jewell, Peggy Bray, Pam Ryburn; two step-brothers, Tim Wright and Jim Wright; her godchild, Erin Elizabeth Horton and her parents, Wayne and Peggy Horton of Bastrop; and the Spear family.

Serving as pallbearers are Wayne Horton, John Lang, James Scoggins, Jr., Kevin Scoggins, Tim Wright, Jim Sharpton, and Todd Spear.

News-Star, The (Monroe, LA) - December 18, 2008
Deceased Name: Betty Scroggins Spear, 74
BASTROP - Betty Jo Scroggins Spear, a retired operator with Bell South Telephone, died Sunday. Services are 2 p.m. today at Cox Funeral Home, Bastrop. Burial will be in Christ Church Cemetery.
News-Star, The (Monroe, LA) 
Date: December 18, 2008
Record Number: aa25bcadd7fc9727a6e58eaabc4afefe6c8a752
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