Betty Jo (whitman) Dickerson

Betty Dickerson Obituary PhotoBetty Jo (whitman) Dickerson, 89, of Bolivar, MO, formerly of Pleasant Hope, MO, May 15, 1930 - August 10, 2019.

Betty Jo Dickerson was born to Ben and Nellie Whitman on May 15, 1930.

She attended Wilson Country School and Pleasant Hope High School where she graduated in the class of 1948.

Betty Jo was a young lady when she gave her heart to the Lord.

After graduating high school, she went to California and worked in a federal reserve bank before meeting her husband, Bill Dickerson. The two were married on September 15, 1956.

Betty and Bill had and raised three children; Tina Denise, David Lee, and Alan Joe.

After several years in California, they moved to McAlester, Oklahoma for about twenty years. Finally, they moved to Bolivar in 2000.

Betty Jo is preceded in death by her father, Ben; her mother, Nellie; a sister, Rosalea; a niece and nephew; and brothers in law, Jim Tindle and Jim Kershner.

She is survived by her husband, three children, and sister, Patricia Tindle, and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at Greenwood Cemetery on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at 10:00. Online condolences may be made at: Arrangements have been entrusted to Pitts Chapel Bolivar, MO.


Published on on August 13, 2019.