Betty Jo Fowler Hartwell

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Betty Jo Fowler Hartwell, 77, of Qulin, Mo., died July 21, 2012 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Hartwell was born September 24, 1934. She was a homemaker and she enjoyed golf, playing piano, traveling and spending time with her family. She attended Osborn General Baptist Church.

On Aug. 1, 1953 she was married to Charles Edward Hartwell. He preceded her in death on January 24, 1976.

She is survived by two sons; Charles Hartwell and wife Cathy of Qulin; Brad Hartwell and wife Vanessa of Piggott, Ark. and one daughter Rebecca Gustin and husband Michael of Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo.; one sister, Margie Wright and husband Charles of Qulin. Five grandchildren, Holly Johnson (Joshua) of Qulin, Mo., Scott Hartwell (Rebecca) of Piggott, Ark., Heath Hartwell ( Kourtney) of Cape Girardeau, Mo., Jodi Lilly (Josh) of Fagus, Mo. and Ryan Gustin of Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo. Five great grandchildren, Evan Hartwell, Charly Johnson, Bo Lilly, Eli Hartwell and Max Johnson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John Bradford and Lula Fowler; one brother, Rufus Fowler and three sisters, Lois Boswell, Freida Hixson and Ruth Sentell.

Visitation was held beginning at 6 p.m. Monday at White-Sanders Funeral Home, Qulin, Mo. The funeral service was held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Chris Shepard officiating. Burial was in the Qulin Cemetery, Qulin, Mo.

Condolences: www.whitesandersfuneral home.com