OREGON, Mo. - Betty Jo Gann, 89, Oregon, passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, at her home.
She was born on June 9, 1930, the oldest of 14 siblings, to Theodore and Edna Gann.
Betty Jo was a loving person all her life, always taking care of others, and hardly ever complaining or asking for help. She was honest, trustworthy, loving, and treated everyone with love and equality. Betty Jo was tough and firm, and we all loved her very much.
She enjoyed quilting, sewing, and completing the sudoku and crossword puzzles in the newspaper every day. She was an amazing cook and loved to fish.
She was preceded in death by: her parents; and siblings, Nancy, John, and Ivan "Ival" Gann.
Survivors include: her children: Sherry Cox (Charles), Jo Ann Buckley (Dennis), Linda Young, Wayne (Carol), Eddie (Pat) and Billy Wade Burton; grandchildren: Tracy Custer, Jeff and Jeremy Davis, David Dunlap, Brandy Burton, Mike, Chris, Brian and Kyle Young; 20 great-grandchildren; 10 siblings; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.
Farewell Services: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.
Interment: Moxley Cemetery, Easton, Missouri.
The family will gather with friends 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to: Mosaic Hospice.
Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com. As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.