Betty Jo Mott, 74, of McGehee, passed away on February 18, 2018.
She was born on February 19, 1943 at Kelso, to the late Charles Franklin and Mabel Fields Whitney.
Mrs. Mott worked as a cook in the McGehee Public Schools for 19 years, the McGehee Hospital for nine years and at Big Ben’s Restaurant. She loved watching game shows on television and enjoyed going to video arcades. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church.
Other than her parents, Mrs. Mott was preceded in death by her husband, James Samuel Mott; a son, James Wesley Mott; four sisters and two brothers.
Survivors include her daughters, Susie Broyles of McGehee and Edna Coates of Watson; brothers, James Leroy Parum of Little Rock and Charles Whitney of Houston, Texas; sisters, Mary Jarrett of McGehee and Sharon Dewey of Little Rock; grandchildren, Jonathan Broyles, Johnny Lee “J.J.” Broyles, April Irons, Tiffany Burris and Jenifer Burris; seven great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild.
Visitation will be held on Friday, February 23, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service of McGehee.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 24, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Robert Green officiating. Burial will be at McArthur Cemetery in McArthur.