Betty Jo Wigley Bennett, 83, of Wilmar, passed away on January 5, 2019 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.
She was born on September 25, 1935 in Monticello to the late Bunyon Wigley and Annie Lane Wigley.
Mrs. Bennett was the widow of Bobby Lee Bennett, her husband of 55 years. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by three brothers, Jack Wigley, Buster Wigley and Jimmy Wigley; two sisters, Margie Hill and Mary Jones; and two sisters-in-law, Faye Wigley and Carolyn Wigley.
Survivors include three sons, Bobby Bennett and wife Felecia of Warren, Jack Bennett and wife Cindy, and Joe Lee Bennett all of Green Hill; three daughters, Bunnie Grubbs and husband Danny of Jonesboro, Debra Richardson and husband Steve, and Susan Cook and husband Ranny all of Warren; two brothers, Pete Wigley and wife Billie of Allen, Texas and Donald Wigley of Dallas, Texas; a sister-in-law, Geraldine Wigley of Mena; twenty grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 8, at Green Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Monday, January 7 at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home.