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Betty Jo Curtis Tyson
Date of Death or Service Mar 4, 2014

Betty Jo Curtis Tyson, age 76 formerly of White Bluff and Burns, TN died Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at the Baylor Hospital in Garland, Texas.  A graveside service was held on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 2pm at the Dickson County Memorial Gardens with Bro. Matthew Hiett of the Burns Church of Christ officiating.

Mrs. Betty Jo was born October 9, 1937 in Nashville.  She was raised by Mrs. Georgia Cain, Violet and Luther Murphee, and Jack and Josie Mae Curtis.  She was a graduate of the William James High School, and UT Martin.  She worked as a Banker in Monroe, Louisiana and Little Rock, Arkansas.  She retired from Banking with over 40 years of service and returned to Tennessee to live in Burns.  She was preceded in death by her Mother,  Violet Vineyard Murphee and her Husband, Luther of Waverly; her Father, Jack Curtis and his Wife, Josie Mae Curtis of White Bluff; Son, Jerry Thacker of Nashville; Great Aunt Georgia Cain of White Bluff.

Betty Jo Curtis Tyson is survived by her 2 Daughters, Jackie Gay Thacker Prester and her Husband, Kevin of Brighton, TN, and Tracey Thacker of Garland, TX; Sister, Sarah (Curtis) Owens and her Husband, Joe Owens Sr. of Dickson; Brother, L.B. Murphee and his Wife, Mary Ellen Murphree of McEwen, TN; 5 Grandchildren, Ian Prester and Erin Prester of Brighton, TN, Blaine Crowe and Brooke Crowe of Garland, TX, and Jeremy Thacker of Phoenix, AZ; Several Nieces and Nephews.


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