TUPELO, Miss. • Betty Jo Marshall, 85, died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after a brief illness.
A Missouri native, she was born May 4, 1926, to Joe and Fern M. Hillme Johnson. In 1996, she moved from Idaho and made Columbus her home. She was a Nazarene by faith. Her passion was taking care of her home. She loved to cook, read and take care of her dogs, “Baby Jake” and “Harley.” Her favorite pastime was spending quality time making memories with her family.
A service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues, with the Rev. Bryan Ficher officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home.
Survivors include her daughter, Reba Triplett (Bob) of Tupelo, Miss.; one son, Ernie Jacobsen (Donna) of Columbus; four grandchildren, Gina Fremont (Cory) of Tupelo, Miss., Jill Triplett of Nashville, Tenn., Matt Jacobsen (Kelly) of Beirut, Lebanon, and Niki Jacobsen Torres (Patrick) of Austin, Texas; four great-grandchildren, Colton and Cade Fremont of Tupelo, Miss., Maya Grace Jacobsen of Beirut, Lebanon, and Charis Annette Torres of Austin, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clyde Jacobsen; husband, Chet Marshall; and one brother, Gene Johnson.
Pallbearers will be Cory Fremont, Colton Fremont, Cade Fremont, Herb Wall, Tony Roehrick, Matt Matthews, David Turner and Jim Nielsen.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.