Betty Jo Cannon Parkey
By Sparta Live | July 31, 2009 12:00 am
Betty Jo Cannon Parkey, 75, of Sparta, passed away July 30, 2009, at Life Care Center of Sparta.
Mrs. Parkey was born Oct. 6, 1933, in White County, to Grover C. Cannon and Arrie Jordan Cannon.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Sherri Lynn Tollison; grandson, J.D. Hyatt; brothers, William Cannon, Ed Cannon, Carl Cannon, Clifford Cannon; and sister, Hazel Hall.
Survivors include her son, Don Hyatt and wife Sheila, of Sparta; grandchildren, Leslie Mahan and husband Mike, Jeremy Whitson and wife Kim, Danny Whitson and wife Kacey; great-grandchildren, Madison Mahan, Andre Hyatt, Daniel Whitson, Dakota Whitson, Maliree Whitson; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Aug. 2, 2009, at Thurman Funeral Home, with burial in Mt. Gilead Cemetery. The family will receive friends 4-8 p.m., Aug. 1, at the funeral home.
Thurman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.