Born November 15, 1934 in Edina, Missouri, Betty Jo was the daughter of Lloyd and Berniece (Moyer) Pinson.
Betty Jo Pinson united in marriage with Donald E. Tarr in LaPlata, Missouri, on August 20, 1955.
She is survived by her husband Donald of fifty nine years; one daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Jim Leverington of Fayette, Iowa; one sister, Lois Bragg of LaPlata, Missouri; two grandchildren, Elaine and Thomas Leverington, as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Betty was a graduate from Novelty High School with the Class of 1951. She was employed at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo, Iowa until retiring in 1996.
Betty’s wish was to be cremated and no public visitation or service be held. Her interment will take place at a later date at the Missouri State Veteran’s Cemetery in Jacksonville, Missouri.
Arrangements were taken care of by Travis-Noe Funeral Home of Kirksville.