Betty Jo Gibson, 80, of Leflore died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, in Durant. Betty was born Nov. 1, 1932, in Leflore to Oscar and Josie (French) Baxter. She was a homemaker. Betty was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Milo; daughter, Sherry Hollan; sisters, Mildred Wilson and Florene Pruitt; nephew, Sam Baxter; and niece, Pam Nichols. She loved flowers, raising kids and cooking. She always kept everyone in line.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Stacey and Julie Gibson of Wister; grandchildren, Stacey Gibson and Justin Anderson of Cartwright, Michael and Danica Gibson of Red Oak, Rocky and Denise Hollan of Poteau, Tara and Chris Goldsborough of Red Oak; nine great-grandchildren, Chase, Wyatt, Doc, Briley, Hunter, Faith, Jordan, Cheyenne and Aubree; one brother, Henry Baxter of Seminole; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and loved ones.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 9 at the Methodist Church in Wister. Burial will be in Wister City Cemetery.
The family will visit with relatives and friends from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com.
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