The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

November 1, 2012

Betty Jo Houchin

LONE OAK — Services for Betty Jo Houchin, 80, of Lone Oak are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday at Lone Oak Baptist Church with Bro. Robert Cook officiating.

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Bartley Funeral Home of Lone Oak.

Mrs. Houchin passed away Oct. 29, 2012, at Briarcliff Nursing Home in Greenville.

She was born Sept. 27, 1932, in Dallas to James Richard and Evelyn Odell Barr Eads. She married Bobby Joe Houchin on Dec. 31, 1952, in Dallas; they were married 60 years. To this union were born three sons and a daughter.

Mrs. Houchin was preceded in death by her parents, stepfather Elmer Hooper, and granddaughter Amanda Michelle Houchin.

Survivors include her husband, Bobby Joe Houchin of Lone Oak; three sons, Richard and Gale Houchin of Mansfield, Gary and Melanie Houchin of Quinlan and Mike Houchin of Lavon; daughter Linda Barrett and husband Nathan of Lone Oak; 19 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and the dog, Jake.

Grandsons will be honorary pallbearers, Steve and Jason Barrett, Monte Alvis, J.R., Greg, Jeremy, Matt, Zach and Chase Houchin and Ryan Edwards.


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