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Betty Jo Williams West June 19, 1937 - January 23, 2020

Tisdale-Lann Memorial

Betty Jo Williams West, 82, died Thursday, January 23, 2020, at the Monroe Regional Hospital in Aberdeen, MS. She was born June 19, 1937, in Greenwood Springs, MS, to John Williams and Clara Mae Perry Williams. She was a life long resident of Monroe County. She was retired from Wal-Mart and was a homemaker. Ms. West was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, the Eastern Star and the VFW. She was a member of River Bend Baptist Church.

She is survived by two daughters Gwen West Jolly (Dan) of Okolona, MS, and Jackie West Mathis (Terry) of Hamilton, MS; two sons Glenn West of Okolona, MS, and Lynn West (Leigh Ann) of Hamilton, MS; nine grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Bill West, one sister Ruth Loden and three brothers Charles, Pete and Herschel Williams. 

Aberdeen, MS Monroe County, MS

  • Visitation will be Saturday, January 25, 2020, from 10:30 A.M. until service time at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home.
  • Services will be Saturday, January 25, 2020, at 12:00 P.M. at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home Chapel
  • Dr. Roy McHenry is officiating.
  • Burial will be in Oddfellows Rest Cemetery. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Aberdeen is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Pallbearers will be Jake West Jolly, Drew Chapman, Jordy Howton, Trey Spencer, Richard Bean, Jason Gilbert, Jon Scott, Donny Melton, Mark Melton and James Melton.
  • Honorary Pallbearers will be all the nephews.
  • Memorials may be made to River Bend Baptist Church or to the charity of your choice.


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    Sally Harrell says

    So sorry to hear of her passing. I always enjoyed talking with her whenever we would see each other.

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    Carrie Hart says

    So saddening when such a bright light goes dim. My thoughts are with all the family at this time. I always thoroughly enjoyed taking care of Ms. Betty!

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    Charlotte Dupree says

    A sweet cousin. No doubt enjoying her time in heaven. Prayers for the family.

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    J Williams says

    From J W…
    Love you Aunt Betty – also much Love to all the West family and friends. Deepest Condolences.
    A good soul has passed on and is now asleep in Christ Jesus.
    I pray God’s peace, comfort and strength
    1 Thessalonians

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      Tiffany and Nathaniel Daniels says

      Aunt Betty was the sweetest person that we have even known. We love her very much. She will be missed greatly. Sending love and prayers for this great loss.

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    Cheryl Peters says

    I hope you all know how much I loved Aunt Betty. She was always so sweet and kind to me-such a dear soul always making sure everyone had what they needed! I will miss her. Much love to you all and please know Glenn, Gwen, Lynn, and Jackie that I am thinking of you and holding your families in my heart, today and always. Love you, Cheryl (Ty & Cori)

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    Carrie Ann Barker says

    I am thinking of you all and praying for comfort and peace. I extend my sympathy to all the family. Mrs. West was always so kind to me. I will be travelling and unable to show my respects this weekend, but know that I will keep you in my thoughts.

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    Karen Gaudet says

    Prayers for the family during this time of loss. May you find peace and comfort in Jesus.

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