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Betty Jo Evans

January 18, 1928 February 21, 2018
Betty Jo Evans
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Obituary for Betty Jo Evans

Mrs. Betty Jo Evans 90 years old, passed away peacefully on early Wednesday evening, February 21, 2018 at her home.
Her funeral and burial will be conducted at a later date hosted by the family. Burial Rites will be in Funkhouser Cemetery. Her family is being assisted by Kull Funeral Home of Altamont.


Betty Jo was born on January 18, 1928 in Turley, Oklahoma one of two siblings into the Christian family of Jodie and Opal Scrivner. At twelve years old she moved with her family to Altamont in 1940. Her father was employed by the Carter Oil Company and grew up in what was known as Carter Camp in Altamont during the oil boom. Betty and her family were long time members of the First Baptist Church in Altamont.
Durning her younger years she attended Altamont High School, however at 16 years old she was involved in an automobile accident that nearly ended her life, however being in a body cast for nine months in Barnes Hospital St Louis, Mo., she recovered and graduated with her high school class of 1946, where she was the carnival queen.
After graduation Betty Jo then moved to Kansas and was employed as a telephone switch exchange operator. Moving back to Altamont a few years later she met and married Carl Wayne (C.W.) Evans on July 2, 1949. She had numerous employments over the years that included the Altamont Garment Factory and the Effingham Glove Company. In 1962 Betty and her husband Wayne purchased the Long Branch Tavern, which became the B & W. Tavern or sometimes known as "Boomers" or Betty and Wayne's Tavern. Betty worked alongside her husband for 28 years.
After raising a family of three boys alongside of her husband she retired after selling the business and continued to live a long life in Altamont where she was active in the community for so many years.

Betty Jo leaves to mourn in her passing: 1_son : Carl Phillip Evans of Altamont and 3 grandsons: Alexander Cole Evans, Clayton Wayne Evans, and Chase Alexander Evans.
Several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents : Jodie Benefield and Beaulah Opal Berdsley-Scrivner. Her husband : Carl Wayne Evans. Her two sons : Steven Dwayne Evans and Bruce Edwin Evans. One granddaughter in infancy. One brother: Donald and his wife Leah Scrivner.


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