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“i met miss betty joe when i starring working at w.s.e she was a very sweet lady may she rest in her heavenly home.. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: sandy dennis -pound - hartsville, SC

“I was so sorry to hear of Betty Jo passing. It was my pleasure to have met her. I will never forget that beautiful smile. My condolences to all of...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Donna Lee - SC

“My thoughts, prayers and sympathy accompany this message. May His merciful love surround and keep you in this time of trial. Peace be with you,...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: James Winard Bradley - SC

“To Lois and the rest of the family. Please know that all of you are in my thoughts and prayers. When I did come home, I always looked forward to...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Lillian Herrington - Jamaica, NY

“We are sorry to hear of your loss. Rejoice in the fact that she is now in her heavenly home with her son. Thinking of you all today and in the days...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Ethel Johnson - Hartsville, SC


Obituary "The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever." Psalm 23 Betty Jo Jackson was born July 8, 1931 in Oates, South Carolina, a daughter of the late David and Josephine Sanders Jackson. She attended the public schools of Darlington County, South Carolina graduating with the Butler High School Class of 1968. After leaving school, Betty Jo, as she was known to many, went to work for the Darlington County School District as a Cafeteria Worker. She was a dedicated and hard-working employee. She worked there for 26 years until her retirement. She owned and operated her own business, Betty Jo's Luncheonette since the mid 1970's. Many people indulged in her signature burger, Big Jo. Betty Jo was also a business partner to Washington Street Elementary School and was known to provide free hot dogs to all Honor Roll students each quarter. She was a loving and kind-hearted person. She enjoyed spending time at the TB Thomas Center and the Butler Senior Citizens Center. She also loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She gave back to the community by being involved. She was a member of the Mt. Rona Order of the Eastern Star #233, the Hartsville Branch NAACP, and the Butler Heritage Foundation. Betty Jo loved the Lord and it was this love that led her to join Mt. Calvary AME Church. She was a Class Leader, a member of the Prayer Team, the Usher Board, the Lay Organization, the Women's Missionary Society, Faithful Builders, and the Floral Committee. She loved to fellowship with her church family and friends. Those who knew and loved her will miss her dearly, but we know to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. She was preceded in death by both of her parents and both of her sons, Lynwood Lewis and Robbie Lee Jackson. Surviving to cherish the memory and maintain the legacy of Betty Jo Jackson is her three grandsons, Corey (Shan) Lewis of Hartsville, SC, Marc (Ebony) Lewis of Dayton, OH, and Robbie Lee Jackson, Jr. of Durham, NC; a granddaughter, Keisha Lewis Brown of Covington, GA; four great grandchildren, Jahlil and Jalen of Hartsville, SC, Jordyn and Jayda (TyShanta) of Warner Robins, GA; a brother, Levern (Ann) Jackson of Brooklyn, NY; a daughter-in-law, Iva Lois Lewis of Hartsville, SC; a godson, Aldric Hunter of Florence, SC, and a host of other relatives and very dear friends.