In Memory of




Obituary for Betty Jo Blackwell

Funeral service celebrating the life of Betty Jo Blackwell of West Monroe, LA will be held at 1:00pm, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 in the chapel of Griffin Funeral Home, 911 Warren Drive, West Monroe.
Interment will follow at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Holly Ridge, under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home.
Family will receive friends for visitation Monday, February 22, 2021 from 5pm until 8pm at the funeral home.

Betty was born September 14, 1942 and passed from this life February 19, 2021 at the age of 78.

She is preceded in death by her husband Roy Blackwell; sons, Carson Blackwell, Larry Heiser, Ricky Fannin and Micheal Blackwell; grandsons, Bryan Blackwell and Shawn Biddle; granddaughter, Courtney Gilley;and great great grandson Tommy Joe.

Those left to cherish her memories include her daughter, Lynn Sanford; four granddaughters, Shanda Easterling and husband Toby, Kelsie Blackwell and significant other, Mingo, Shelly Gaddis, and Melvonia Gaddis; five grandsons, Micheal, Jr. Jeremy, Ricky, James, and Eddie; six great grandchildren, Nathan and significant other Katelin, Tyler, Amber, Austin, Chandler, and Waylyn; four great great grandchildren, Amelia, Kearsyn, Nash, and Kalaynie Joe.

A special niece, Pauline Greer and special friend, Donna Baker, and an abundance of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Pallbearers serving include Toby Easterling, Nate Easterling, Tyler Easterling, Richard Baker, Kenneth Kenly, and Steven Kenly.

Honorary Pallbearers include Mingo Zuniga, James Blasingame, Chandler Herring, Dusty Kenly, and Jeff Kenly.

Griffin Funeral Home
West Monroe, LA