Betty Jo Howe, 80, passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2015 at Clinton House Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was born on April 7, 1935 in Big Stone Gap, Virginia to Charles Louis and Adeline (Durham) Phillips. She married Jimmie Lee Howe on November 6, 1972 in Richmond, IN and he preceded her in death on August 30, 2005. Betty attended Big Stone Gap schools. She was punch press operator at P.R. Mallory for 10 years. She attended Living Word Fellowship Church in Frankfort.
Memorials may be made in Betty Jo’s honor to the Clinton House Health & Rehabilitation Center.
Visitation and Services
Private family services will be held at Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center in Frankfort. Burial will follow in Bunnell Cemetery.
Survivors include her Sons: Lonnie Kyle Phillips of Frankfort, Terry Lynn (Joyce) Phillips of Tazwell, TN, and Nicky Douglas Phillips of Florida; Daughters: Rhonda Gail Sinkey of Kentucky, Rebecca Colleen (James) Lawrence of Tennessee, Regina Kay Phillips of Virginia, and Melinda Jane (John) Powers of Arkansas; Sisters: Lilly Pauline Moore of Dayton, OH, and Patty Biesner of Mulberry.
She was preceded in death her husband, a set of twins: Johnny Ray and Teresa Kay Phillips; daughters: Delilah “Karen” Burns and Deborah Gay Sattler; brother: Allen Douglas Phillips and sister: Anna Ruth White.