Betty Jo


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Betty Jo Gatten

Mar 28 1942 - Jun 23 2008

Betty Jo Gatten, age 66, of McKinney, Texas, passed away June 23, 2008, in McKinney. Betty Jo was born March 28, 1942 in Howland, Texas to James E. and Ollie May (Laird) Edwards. She married Paul Richard Gatten on April 9, 1958 in Amarillo, Texas. Betty Jo was the owner of Bee J’s. Beauty Supply store and a real estate agent for Charles McKissick Realtors. She was also a member of the Baptist faith. She is survived by her husband, Paul Richard Gatten; sons, Michael Gatten of Garland, Texas, Ronnie Gatten of Little Elm, Texas, Richard Gatten of McKinney, Texas, Mark Gatten of New Hope, Texas, and Terry Gatten of Blue Ridge, Texas; daughter, Tammy Hall-Robbins of McKinney, Texas; fifteen grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Hershel Edwards of Amarillo, Texas; sisters, Margaret Harris and Linda Carranza; numerous loving nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Ollie Edwards, brothers, Marshall Edwards and Buddy Edwards, sisters, Ola May Williams, Vera Pollan, Margarine Smith, Jimmie Robertson, Dorothy Hannay, and Pauline Lyons. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, June 26, 2008, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Jerry Weems officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends during a visitation Wednesday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the funeral home.
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