Betty Jo Dockery Holman, 85, of Sallisaw died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Sallisaw.
She was born Aug. 7, 1927, in Sallisaw to Dolly “Ella” Palmer and James Dockery. She married Hubert Holman April 8, 1948. She was the co-founder and owner of Wild Horse Mountain Bar-B-Que and longtime devoted member and prayer warrior of the Sallisaw Church of the Nazarene. She was a homemaker and served as a Cub Scout leader while living in California.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and two brothers, Bill Cheek and Walter Raney.
Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Dale and Sandy Holman, Eddy Holman, Bill and Georgetta Holman; one daughter and son-in-law, Cathi and Ted Fine; and one brother, Robbie Raney, all of Sallisaw. Other survivors include 13 grandchildren, Jeff Holman, Kelly Little, Jerrad Holman, Chris Holman, Wes Holman, Jeremy Holman, Josh Holman, Sarah Holman, Tyler Fine and Anna Fine, Jackie Ollie, Tyler Lovell and Clinton Lovell; 15 great-grandchildren, Aubrey Little, Delaney Little, Finley Little, Crislyn Holman, Trinity Holman, Riley “Boone” Holman, Matthew Holman, Morgan Holman, Garrett Holman, Ethan Holman, Jace Holman, Jax Holman, Kenadee Lovell, Olivia Lovell and Kasen Ollie; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Pallbearers will be Chris Holman, Wes Holman, Jeremy Holman, Josh Holman, Tyler Lovell and Clinton Lovell. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeff Holman, Jerrad Holman and Tyler Fine.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, at Sallisaw Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. Tommy Hawkins officiating. Burial will be in Sallisaw City Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw.
Viewing will be from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the funeral home. An online guestbook is available at www.mallorymartinfuneralhome.com .
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