Betty Jo Tigert Crayton
Betty Jo Tigert Crayton, 91, passed away Sept. 1, 2019, in Tyler, Texas. She was born June 15,1928 in Burkburnett, Texas.
She is survived by her daughter, Debbie Franks, granddaughters Jennifer and Michelle Franks, grandsons John and Cliff Franks, sisters-in-law Faye Tigert and Jo Tigert, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 34 years, John Mac Crayton, her mother and father, Clifton and Modelle Allen Tigert, and by her two brothers, Harry and Jerry Tigert. She was loved in life and will be missed dearly by all whose lives she touched. Though she had spent the last several years in Canton, Mount Pleasant was her home. She graduated high school there in 1945. She was a member of Gladewater Baptist Church for many years; then became a member of South Jefferson Baptist Church. She was laid to rest Sept. 4, 2019 in Gladewater Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, under the direction of Bates-Cooper-Sloan Funeral Home in Mount Pleasant. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Hospice of East Texas.