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Betty Jo Bryant Jarrell, 66, Mt. Pleasant, NC (1950-2016)

Holly Edwards Grimsley shared the news of loss of her Aunt, Betty Jo (Bryant) Jarrell, who is survived by a special uncle and aunt, Lucian and Lottie Edwards of Columbia, along with several cousins. Formerly of Adair County until family relocated to North Carolina in 1965.
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Betty Jo (Bryant) Jarrell, 66, of 5600 Barrier Store Road, Mt. Pleasant, North Carolina, formerly of Adair County, KY, passed away October 20, 2016 at Tucker Hospice House. The family received friends at Young Memorial Baptist Church, 2635 Highway 49, Concord, NC, prior to the 3pmET, Monday, October 20, 2016, funeral service at the church. Wilkinson's Funeral Home in Concord, NC was in charge of arrangements. Burial is in Cabarrus Memorial Gardens, 3892 Hwy 73 E Concord, NC.

Betty Jo Bryant Jarrell, 66, Mt. Pleasant, NC (1950-2016)
Betty Jo Bryant Jarrell, was born February 20, 1950. She was the daughter of the late Clifton and Margie (Edwards) Bryant Lemmond. She died October 20, 2016, in North Carolina, at the age of 66 years, eight months.

She was a member of Young Memorial Baptist Church where she had served on many church committees.

She also was a volunteer for Cooperative Christian Ministries and an AWANA member. Betty was a retired Registered Nurse from Stanly Regional Medical Center and enjoyed working in the rehabilitation field.

Survivors include:
  • Her husband: Gunnery SGT. USMC retired Jimmy M Jarrell of Mt. Pleasant, NC

  • Step-father: Ray Lemmond of Concord, NC

  • Two sons: Kelly Jarrell of Mt. Pleasant, NC, and Jimmy Michael Jarrell, Jr of Concord, NC

  • Daughter: Lisa Penley and husband, Cory of Concord, NC

  • Sister: Judy Bryant Taylor of Concord, NC

  • Four brothers: Terry Edwards of Louisville, KY; CW4 U.S. Army retired Randall C Bryant, Fayetteville, NC, and William B. Bryant of Louisville, KY; and Phillip Lynn Bryant and wife Laura of Mt. Pleasant, NC

  • One uncle: Lucian Edwards and wife Lottie of Columbia, KY

  • Five loving grandchildren: and a number of nieces and nephews.

  • A special friend: Irene (Spoon) Perkins of Campbellsville, KY.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a brother David Bryant of Concord.

Memorials may be made to the SHINE womens group at Young Memorial Baptist Church, 2635 HWY 49 Concord, NC 28025.

Obituary information courtesy Holly Grimsley, Columbia, KY, and Wilkinson Funeral Home, Concord, NC.

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