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Betty Jo Betterton Crow
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Obituary for Betty Jo Betterton Crow

Betty Jo Betterton Crow, age 83, of Atlanta, Texas went to be with the Lord Wednesday, August 23, 2017 in a local Adult Care Facility.

Betty was born July 4, 1934 in Bright Star, Arkansas to Rube and Jeanetta Sikes Crow. She was a homemaker, a member of First Baptist Church, Atlanta, where she attended the adult IV Lydia Sunday school class, The Order of the Eastern Star, Atlanta Chapter #151 for 42 years. During that time, she served as Worthy Matron for the chapter twice and secretary for 15 years. She also served as Order of the Eastern Star Deputy Grand Matron for District 1, section 9 from 2002 to 2003. At the time of her death, she was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Linden Chapter #576. She served as Mother Advisory for the Atlanta Chapter of the Order of the Rainbow Girls from 1978 to 1984. She was also a member of the Texarkana, Texas Shrine Club, where she worked with her husband Hardy to organize and implement various collection drives to benefit Shriners Hospitals throughout the United States. Betty enjoyed volunteer work. She gave of her time at the Atlanta Primary School as a Reading Partner and teacher’s aide. She also worked at the First Baptist Church Food Pantry. She enjoyed playing cards and dominoes as well as cooking, sewing and reading. She was preceded in death by her brother, Charles Betterton; sister, Ann Wilburn and her parents.

She is survived by her husband, Hardy Crow of Atlanta, Texas; son, James Crow and wife Brenda of Pittsburg, Texas; daughter, Sandra Horne and husband Jim of Atlanta, Texas; four grandchildren, Matthew Crow, Katy Estrada, Daniel Horne, Phillip Horne; two great-grandchildren, Madelyn Estrada, Juliet Estrada; and a number of other relatives.

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm, Saturday, August 26, 2017 in the Hanner Funeral Chapel with Bro. James Williams and Bro. Wes Mills officiating.

Visitation will be Friday, August 25, 2017 from 6 pm to 8 pm at Hanner Funeral Service.

Interment will be in Smyrna Cemetery.

Special thanks to Dr. Max Fruge’, Tiffany Griffin and the staff at Golden Villa.

Those wishing to memorialize Betty may make contributions to First Baptist Church, Atlanta, P. O. Box 1089, Atlanta, Texas 75551, The Randy Sams Outreach Shelter,

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hanner Funeral Service

103 West Main Street
Atlanta, Texas 75551





2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hanner Funeral Service

103 West Main Street
Atlanta, Texas 75551

Cemetery Details


Smyrna Cemetery

4621 Texas Hwy 77 E
Atlanta, Texas 75551


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