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Jackson, Betty L.

Jackson, Betty L.

January 25, 1929 — July 23, 2020

Betty Louise Jackson, 91, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at the Daviess County Care Center in Gallatin, MO. Her graveside funeral services will be held 10:30AM, Monday, July 27, 2020 at Fairview Cemetery in Liberty, MO. Betty was born on January 25, 1929 in Vandalia, MO to Albert E. and Blanche Marie Tinsley Phillips. She grew up and attended school in Vandalia, MO, graduating high school from Mexico, MO. Betty married Robert W. (Tony) Jackson on August 12, 1950. Betty and Tony began their married life in Mexico, MO. They moved to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in 1959 where Tony was employed with TWA. When they returned from Saudi Arabia, they made their home in Liberty, MO while raising their 4 children. Betty was employed by the US Department of Immigration and later by the Clay County Department of Health. They later returned to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia staying until Tony’s retirement. Betty enjoyed playing the piano, bridge, sewing and her many friends. She was a member of the Liberty United Methodist Church. Survivors include Terry (David) Bomgardner, Toni Allen, Trudy (Edward) McEver and Robbie (Leesa) Jackson. Grandchildren include: Kristen Bomgardner, Jamie Bomgardner and Tim Bomgardner, Andrew Allen, Louise Nguyen and Eric Allen, Emma Jones, Jake McEver, Katie McEver-Hill, Heath McEver and Delree Whitehead and Barbara Jackson and Anne Jackson along with seven great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Linda Phillips Livers of Vandalia, MO; brother Larry Phillips and wife Elsie of Aurora, IL; sister- in-law Virginia Phillips of Surprise, AZ; brother-in-law Earl Jackson (Mina Lou Moore) of Bethlehem, PA and sister-in-law Jeanette Jackson Thompson, of Columbia; nieces Julie Peterson and Gayle Jones and many additional nieces and nephews. Betty was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert and her brother, Ronnie.

Service Information

Her graveside funeral services will be held 10:30AM, Monday, July 27, 2020 at Fairview Cemetery in Liberty, MO.

Jackson, Betty L.'s Guestbook

Love and prayers that your memories of Betty Lou will bring peace to all of you, our “Tinsley” family cousins. Hugs and hope to see y’all again. I hold fond memories of Betty & Tony and tunes we were all together so many years ago. Jean Carol sends her love too.

Barbara Exley

Jamie, You resemble your Grama ...especially looking into her warm, welcoming eyes. <3 I'm sure she was a truly amazing woman and fun loving spirit. I can only imagine the many stories she to share of her travels and life abroad and the life lessons learned along the way. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to you, "Little Man", very much so your Momma, as well as your siblings and your extended family. May you find comfort that you were able to be with her in her final days. Though, my heart weeps for those who were unable to say a proper goodbye due to the pandemic. May you all find peace in knowing that she is whole again in the presence of the Lord, no longer suffering and is finally at rest. And may you find solace as she rejoins her husband within the golden gates of heaven. I am sure your family has many memories and stories can and will be shared as the days and years pass of the special moments spent with her throughout the 91 years she was blessed with on this earth. My prayers continue to reach out for you all.

Becca Schilling

Dear Terry, Toni, Robbie, Trudy and all, Earl told me of Betty's passing. Please accept my condolences. Not being able to gather to celebrate the life of loved ones was unthinkable before COVID-19. My thoughts and prayers will be with you and your families now, on Monday and in the future. With much love, Jeannette

Jeannette Jackson-Thompson

Sending you my deepest condolences for the loss of your mother. This is a beautiful picture of her. I hope everyone finds peace in knowing that she is with our heavenly father, love to you all!

Julie Drummond

So very sorry for your loss. Condolences and prayers for the family.

Linda Rasperger

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