Graveside funeral services for Betty Jeanne Petersen of Poteau, Oklahoma, will be 2:00 pm Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at Old Bokoshe Cemetery in Bokoshe, the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home of Spiro, Oklahoma.
Betty Jeanne Petersen was born January 22, 1937 in Ada, Oklahoma, to Lester and Lois (Munsey) Woods and passed away November 13, 2020 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas at the age of 83. Betty is survived by two daughters, Sherry Restine and husband John and Cynthia Steen and husband Randy, her grandchildren, Amy Loman and husband Kevin , John Restine and Allison, Ciera Walton and husband Travis, and Dylan Steen, one sister, Mary Mason, three brothers, Lester Woods, Paul Woods, and Bobby Woods.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Lester and Lois Woods, her husband Richard Petersen, and her grandson DJ Blaylock. Betty worked at the former Alltel Telephone Company in Poteau, Oklahoma and loved working in her yard.
There will be no viewing or visitation, flower arrangements can be sent to the funeral home. Please visit our Facebook page Mallory-Martin Funeral Home-Spiro or our websiteto view/sign Ms. Petersen’s online guest book.