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 Betty Jean <I>Pigg</I> Karr

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Betty Jean Pigg Karr

***Great Aunt***

Betty Jean Karr, 82, of Grove, Oklahoma, passed away in her sleep at the Grove Nursing home at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008.

She was born May 30, 1926, the eighth of nine children born to John Leroy Pigg and Maude Mae (Merrill) Pigg in Galena, Kansas.

She married William (Bill) Karr on April 11, 1947. They had two daughters, Linda and Billie Jean. William died Aug. 1, 1993, in Baxter Springs, Kansas. She had lived in the area all her life. She had been in failing health for the last two years.

She is survived by her two daughters, Linda Kay Jay (William), of Rogers, Arkansas. Billie Jean Highley (Jack), of Grove, Oklahoma. She is also survived by six grandchildren, Jody Zacny (Darren), of Springfield, Missouri, Scott Highley, of Joplin, Missouri, Kerry Jay, Krista Pierce (Thomas), Kayce Holt (Nick) and Kimberly Mabrito (Joshua), all of Rogers, Arkansas; seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and a good friend, Joan Jones.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008 at the Lowell Cemetery, Lowell, Kansas. Family will receive friends Wednesday (Nov. 19th, 2008) evening from 7 to 8 p.m. at Derfelt's Baxter Chapel, Baxter Springs, Kansas. Arrangements are under the direction of Derfelt's Baxter Chapel, Baxter Springs, Kansas.

Betty grow up in the Black Jack area of Galena…..

She was preceded in death by all her brothers and sisters….

Edna Shrock 1965
Ruby Booe Wife of the Rev. Dow Booe 2000
Clifford Pigg 1998
Cecil Mearl Pigg 1916
Erma Nausley 1979
Anna Mae Moody 1992
REV. John L Pigg, Sr. 2002
Dot Shaw wife of pastor Gale Shaw 2003

Thank You Mom (June Karr Charles) for sponering this memmorial

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  • Created by: Laura Charles
  • Added: 16 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31447326
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Betty Jean Pigg Karr (30 May 1926–15 Nov 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31447326, citing Lowell Cemetery, Lowell, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Laura Charles (contributor 46491189) .