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Betty Jo Nelson

July 12, 1954 May 14, 2019
Betty Jo Nelson
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Obituary for Betty Jo Nelson

Betty Jo Nelson, 64 of Hume, Missouri passed away May 14, 2019 at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Monday, May 20, 2019 at Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler (660-679-0009). A visitation will be held from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Monday prior to services, also at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Salem Cemetery, Foster, Missouri. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given for family wishes. Messages of condolences may be left for the family at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com

Betty Jo Nelson was born July 12, 1954 in Rich Hill, Missouri to Clyde Elbert and Mildred Feris Scrogham. She attended school in Rich Hill and graduated from Rich Hill High School in 1973. Betty Jo worked for various nursing homes in the area as well as in Home Care as a caregiver.
She was united in marriage to Richard Nelson on July 12, 2002. Together they enjoyed a wonderful life for 16 years.
Betty Jo loved her visits with classmates and family members. She also enjoyed her pets, gardening, circle track racing, fishing, and cooking. She was a longtime member of Foster Christian Church.
Betty was preceded in death by her grandparents, parents, infant sister Donna JoLynn, step-daughter Deborah Ray Nelson, and brother-in-law Phil Hymer.
She is survived by her husband Richard Nelson, birth-daughter Kendra Heffelfinger, step-children, Delesa Hicks, Randall Dean Nelson (Shana), Darla Nelson Smith, five grandchildren, Allison, Samantha, Elijah, Isaiah, and Andy, sister Maxine Robinson, brother Jim Kimberlin (Barbara), sister Sue Kauffman (Bill), sister Carol Parker (George), brother Clyde Scrogham (Judi), brother Elbert Scrogham (Sharon), sister Mary Gillette (Danny), and by many nieces, nephews, and extended family members and friends.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

20

May

1:00 PM 5/20/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 5/20/2019 2:00:00 PM
Mullinax Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

10 S. High St.
Butler, MO 64730

Mullinax Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
10 S. High St. Butler 64730 MO
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

20

May

2:00 PM 5/20/2019 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 5/20/2019 3:00:00 PM
Mullinax Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

10 S. High St.
Butler, MO 64730

Mullinax Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
10 S. High St. Butler 64730 MO
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Salem Cemetery Final Resting Place

4501 F Street
Foster, MO 64745

4501 F Street Foster 64745 MO
United States

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