Services for Betty Jo Peterson were Monday, January 2, 2017 at the Chapel of the First Presbyterian Church with Dr. Bill Holda officiating. Burial was in Kilgore Cemetery.
Miss Peterson was born in Kilgore to John and Alma Peterson. She was a member of the 1956 Kilgore High School graduating class.
Betty Jo earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Education from Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogdoches. After graduating college she lived in Shreveport and worked as a secretary for United Gas Pipeline Company. Betty Jo then moved to Longview where she was a secretary to the Judge of Domestic Relations Court for seven years. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church where she served on several committees and sang in the Chancel Choir.
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