Mary Jo Kester, of Nashville, Tenn., died April 12, 2007, at the age of 69. She was born Sept. 3, 1937, in Williford, Ark., the daughter of the late Dan and Marie Crues Bettis.
Survivors are: one daughter, Laurie Kester of Nashville, Tenn.; two sons, Tracy Marositesy of Horseshoe Bend and Greg Erwin of Pa.; one brother, Dan Bettis of Bono, Ark. Funeral services were held April 18 at the Williford Cemetery. The services were under the direction of the Higginbotham Funeral Service of Hardy.