Sept. 6, 1926-Feb. 11, 2021
Betty Jo Rogers Williams died peacefully in her sleep Feb. 11, 2021, in Pineville at the age of 94. She was born Sept. 6, 1926, in Natchitoches to Crit and Addie Rogers.
Her brothers, C.H., Ray and Donald, all predecease her.
Raised in Natchitoches her entire life, she graduated in 1941 from Natchitoches Central High School. Betty married Bud Williams Oct. 11, 1952, and is survived by her children, Nancy Williams of Pineville and Mark Williams of Natchitoches.
She received a degree in social work from Louisiana State University in Alexandria and gave 30 years to the Louisiana State Hospital. A loving and generous woman, she leaves behind six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Betty, throughout her life, always shared a soft spot towards animals, was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was known for her enjoyment of garage sales and thrift stores.
Visitation for Betty Jo is from noon-2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22 at Blanchard St. Denis Funeral Home with a memorial service following directly after. Her internment will be alongside her husband at Memory Lawn Cemetery in Natchitoches.
All flowers or donations in care of may be sent to Blanchard St. Denis at 848 Keyser Avenue, Natchitoches.