Betty Jo Cooley

Betty Jo Cooley, 79, of Crossett, passed away on December 6, 2021.

She was born on November 18, 1942 in Portland, Arkansas to Joseph Albert and Audie Sicks McKenzie.

She was a member of Beulahland Assembly of God Church and worked for several years in housekeeping at Ashley County Medical Center. She enjoyed many hobbies, including quilting, arts and crafts, jewelry making, crocheting, fishing, camping and cooking. She had also been a professional cake decorator.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters and one grandson, Matthew Wade Avery.

Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Buford Dewayne Cooley; one daughter, Beverly Jackson (John); three sons, Darrin Wayne Cooley (Candice) of Picayune, Mississippi, Charles David Cooley (Jennifer) of Jadwin, Missouri and Andrew Jason Cooley; seven grandchildren and twenty great grandchildren along with a host of other family members and friends.

Visitation is Friday, December 10 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, December 11, at 1 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home with Bro. Carlton White officiating. Interment will be at Unity Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Scottie Cotie, Jr., David Ray Avery, Johnny Edwards, David Edwards, Rock Jackson and Mitchell Cooley.