Betty Jo Wallace

Monday, February 11, 2019

Mrs. Betty Jo Wallace of Trumann passed away on Monday, January 28, 2019 at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro, AR at the age of 84 years, 4 months and 27 days. She was born Saturday, September 1, 1934 to the late James Otis Cook and Ruby Odena Holt Cook Hancock and was a lifetime resident of Trumann. Over the years Betty worked at Salant & Salant, Obion and Hightower Tastee Freeze and was a member of First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husbands, W.R. Branch and Jack Wallace; one son, Chris Branch; and her parents. Hancock. She is survived by two granddaughters, Autumn Hicks (David) of Trumann and Libby McDaniel (Seth) of Paragould; one grandson, Tyler Branch of Trumann; one sister, Bonnie Mixon of Trumann; one step-son, Greg Wallace; six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. A celebration of her life was held at Thompson Funeral Home with Rev. Anthony Patterson officiating. Private burial heldat Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery in Jonesboro, AR. An online guest book can be signed at