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Betty Jo Pickens

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Betty Jo Pickens of Cherokee Village died Wednesday, April 16, 2008, in her home. She was born June 5, 1933, in Birmingham, Ala., to Henry Wilson and Dosia Marie Pickens. She received a bachelor's degree in business education from Arkansas Tech University and a master's degree in education from Arkansas State University. Betty taught business classes in Charleston, Stuttgart, Jonesboro and North Little Rock before retiring in 1985. Betty was a dedicated member of the Cherokee Village United Methodist Church where she was active in the Priscilla Circle, previously served as chair of the finance committee and the annual bazaar and was the active treasurer of the church at the time of her death. She is survived by: her husband of 53 years, Don Floyd of Cherokee Village; daughters, Donna Floyd and Marty Floyd and husband Bill Goff of Little Rock; granddaughters, Ally Gimon and Lindsey Moore, both of Little Rock. A memorial service was held at the Cherokee Village United Methodist Church, Saturday, April 19, 2008, at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cherokee Village United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 420, Cherokee Village, AR 72525. Services were under the direction of Heath Funeral Home of Highland. To sign the online guestbook visit www.heathfuneralhome.net.