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Betty Jo Wisegerber

April 20, 1932 — May 30, 2024

Dayton, Texas

Betty Jo Wisegerber

In loving memory of Betty Jo Wisegerber (nee George), a cherished soul who touched the hearts of many, peacefully passed away at her home in Dayton, Texas, on May 30, 2024.

 

Betty Jo was born on April 20, 1932, in Uvalde, Texas, to her loving parents Emzey D. George and Linnie Belle Shockley George.

 

Betty Jo's journey was filled with remarkable achievements and memories that will forever be treasured by those who knew her. As the salutatorian of Dayton High School Class of 1949, she exemplified dedication and excellence from a young age. Betty Jo went on to make an indelible mark as the first secretary to work for American Rice Growers, showcasing her strong work ethic and commitment.

 

A woman of many talents and passions, Betty Jo will be remembered for the beautiful melodies she brought to life through the piano and organ at First Baptist Church in Dayton. Her music resonated with all who had the pleasure of listening, bringing comfort and joy to many hearts.

 

Described as loving, caring, and someone who found joy in cooking for others, Betty Jo's kind spirit knew no bounds. Her presence brought warmth and happiness to countless individuals throughout her lifetime.

 

Betty Jo's proudest accomplishments included being an esteemed member of First Baptist Church in Dayton and sharing her musical gifts by playing at several area churches and funeral homes. Her dedication to her faith and her community left a lasting impact on all who were fortunate enough to know her.

 

Betty Jo is survived by her beloved husband Lester Ray Wisegerber, her children Janis Enloe (Bobby), Leah Hight (Tony LeBlanc), E. J. Wisegerber (Carolyn), Lee Ann Wisegerber (Jim Sutjak), along with grandchildren Scott Enloe, Linnie Jo Berry (Mike), Adam Enloe (Melissa), Laura Hight, Luke Hight (Sarah), Ladd Hight (Meagen), Emzey Wisegerber, Taylor Wisegerber, Chase Wisegerber and Reese Herndon. Great-grandchildren Kati, Matt, Dillon, Jordan, Emerson, Anderson, Lily, Lazarus, Lively and Evelyn. Great-great-grandchildren Kaleb, Case, Ellie, Tate and Palmer. Also, numerous nieces, nephews, family members, and friends who will carry forward her legacy with love and admiration.

 

She is preceded in death by her parents Emzey D. George and Linnie Belle Shockley George; brothers Allison George and Ray George; sisters Edith Pedron, Mae Walling, Ilene Bell, Alma Lee Addington; and son-in-law C.T. "Rusty" Hight.

 

A visitation to honor Betty Jo's life will take place at First Baptist Church in Dayton on June 2nd, 2024 from 3:00 PM followed by a Funeral Service at 4:00 PM on the same day. The memories shared and the love felt during these moments will serve as a fitting tribute to a life well-lived.

 

Betty Jo Wisegerber's presence will be deeply missed but never forgotten. May she rest in peace knowing that she has left an enduring legacy of love and kindness for generations to come.

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