Bettye Jo Jones, 81, of Tool, passed away May 27, 2020 with her close friends by her side. She was born Dec. 13, 1938 in Gribble Springs to Jake and Lorene Blackburn Jones.
Bettye had a special gift for gardening and landscaping. She loved to cook. She spent many years cooking on Wednesday nights at First Baptist Church Oak Cliff in Dallas. She enjoyed being an active member of Trinity Baptist Church in Trinidad until she was not able to attend.
She retired as an accounts payable manager for Foley’s. She owned the Great Get Away Tours Company. She used her love for travel to help others plan a great vacation tour. She has planned and toured Europe, Hawaii and the Holy Land.
She fought a long illness with Diabetes.
Bettye was preceded in death by her parents, brother JD Jones and niece Jennifer Jones.
She is survived by her longtime friend Kathryn Pinnell and a host of close friends.
A graveside service was held June 1 at Bolivar Cemetery with Gary Haley officiating under the direction of Huckabee-Tomlinson Funeral Home - Seven Points.