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Betty Jean Jones Obituary Featured

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Graveside funeral services for Betty Jean Jones, 87 of Poteau, Oklahoma will be 10:00 am Monday, August 3, 2020, at the Oakland Cemetery in Poteau, Oklahoma under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home of Spiro with Reverends Doyle Martin and Danny Southerland.  Viewing will be 12pm-4pm Sunday with the family visiting with friends from 2 pm-4 pm at the funeral home. 

Betty was born on August 10, 1932 in Spiro, Oklahoma to Guy and Minnie (Permenter) Yates and passed away on July 29, 2020 in Poteau, Oklahoma.   She is survived by her two daughters, Velma Zavala and husband Federico and Sandra Chester and husband John; one sister, Dorothy Jones; seven grandchildren, Jenny Havens and husband Terry, Lacrisha Southerland and husband Danny, Tracy Canon, Rick Entmeier and wife Sundee, Kristie Entmeier, Robert Jones, and wife Dawn, and Margaret Ellefson and husband Tom; numerous great and great-great grandchildren and one great-great-great grandson.

Betty is preceded in death by her parents, Guy and Minnie Yates; her husband, Roy Joseph Jones; her son, Roy Dean Jones, and her brother Nyle Yates. She was a member of Bokoshe Assembly of God, loved to read, quilt, and cook.  

Please visit our website at to sign Betty’s online guest book.