Bettye Jo Parker of Paris and formerly of Lewisville

parkerpicBettye Jo Parker, 83 of Paris and formerly of Lewisville, died on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at the Sterling House of Paris. Funeral Services have been scheduled for Tuesday, February 17 at 1:00pm in the Northview Baptist Church of Lewisville. Burial will follow in Grapevine Cemetery with grandsons serving as pallbearers. Wood Funeral Homes of Deport have charge of the arrangements. The family will receive friend at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6-8pm.

She was born in Coppell, Texas on June 30, 1931, the daughter of Dave Henry and Ruby Bell Thweat Pruitt. She married Herbert Henry Parker on August 2, 1951. He preceded her in death on January 21, 2002.

She is survived by her sons: Ron Parker and wife, Evonne of Detroit and Randy Parker and wife, Tina of Paris; one brother, Dave Henry Pruitt of Ennis; 6 grandchildren David Parker, Nathan Parker, Nicholas Parker, Colby Parker, Stormi Parker, Coltin Parker; 4 great-grandchildren: Addison Parker, Adley Parker, Ava Parker and Kyler Parker.

She was preceded in death by a foster son, Paul Ray Jones.

  1. Jimmy Royston says:

    So sorry to hear of Bettye Jo’s passing, mom and I have you in our prayers.

  2. I’m was so sorry to hear of Aunt Bettye’s passing .
    Most of my great childhood memories were surrounded by her sweet presence .
    I’m praying for you all during this time of great loss.
    I Love you all dearly,
    diane

  3. Richard Johnson says:

    my condolences to the whole family, so sorry!

  4. Barbara Rush Leal says:

    Ronnie and family, I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. We don’t have many of the older people left from Coppell. Prayers for you and your family. Barbara Rush Leal

  5. Jimmy & Chris Houston says:

    Ron, Evonne and family,
    What a pretty lady! Although we didn’t know her, we feel your sorrow in your loss. We will continue to pray for comfort for the whole family as you go through this difficult time.
    Love and prayers to all,
    The Houston Family

  6. Cheryl Ehman Trigleth says:

    Our condolences to the family we love you guys!

  7. Charlie & Gwen Brown says:

    So sorry to hear about Betty. Many fond memories of our days at Lewisville State Bank. Prayers for all of you. May God confort you in this time of your loss. Love you all

  8. Charlotte Howard says:

    So sad to hear of your mothers passing. May God comfort you and the family at this time. Many memories come to my mind of our school days. Always enjoyed the parties your parents sponsored for us teenagers! Go Teen Club!

  9. Bobbie Jean Beth says:

    My sincere sympathy to family and friends in the loss of their dear one. Betty was very special. Always friendly with lots of stories to relate. She had a wonderful way of putting people at ease, doing the little things to comfort and please. She had a special kind of warmth, always quick to understand, and whenever there were other’s in need or trouble, she would lend a helping hand. She had a heart of gold. I’ve known her since year 1950, and always found her to be very tender and caring with those she loved. Although we’ve been out of touch for a while, my heart aches. I feel deeply saddened by her passing. It’s been an honor and privilege having the warmth of her friendship over these many years. She will be missed, though knowing, there will be a glorious reunion in our Lord’s heavenly kingdom does makes her passing more bearable. Again, My deepest condolences! God Bless!

    Love to all, ♥
    Bobbie Jean

  10. Bobbie H says:

    To the Angel in haven thank you for being in my life for so many years. You were always around for joy and fun, I will thank of you every weekend at the lake! Love you BH

  11. Denise Williams says:

    So sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful and loving lady. My condolences for the family

  12. Lisa & Danny Allen says:

    We are so very sorry to hear of Mamaw’s passing. Our prayers are with all of you. Please let us know if there is anything at all we can do to help in any way. Love yall!!!!

  13. Betty Royston says:

    Dear Ronnie and Randy,
    So very sorry to hear of your loss of a wonderful and loving Mother, Grandmother and an awesome friend to all who ever met her. My love, thoughts and prayers will be with you and your families.
    Hugs,
    Betty/Jimmy Royston

  14. Keith Burrow says:

    Ronnie and Evonne and family,

    Please accept our sympathy and condolences as you all grow through this difficult time. Our prayer is that you will find Gods peace and healing as you draw closer to Him in the knowing that a blessed reunion is on the horizon. Godspeed to your precious Mother as she returns home, and Godspeed to the rest of the fmily as you finish up his work for each of you here.
    Have peace and be blessed

    Keith and Holly,
    James and Fran,
    Kyle and Karen
    Burrow

  15. Patricia Thompson says:

    Dear Ronnie, Evonne and family,

    We are so very sorry to learn of the passing of your Mom. She was such a lovely lady and we enjoyed so much seeing Ronnie and his mom dancing at the birthday party! Please know we are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

    With our love,

    Pat and Bill Thompson

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