Betty Jo Mitchmore
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Betty Jo Mitchmore
  • December 3, 1930 - March 31, 2017
  • Houston, Texas

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Betty Jo Mitchmore, 86, passed away peacefully on March 31, 2017.
Betty was born on December 3, 1930 to Cecil and Evelyn Melvill in Houston, Texas. She and her sister Gloria Ann Jones were the only two children. As a child she loved playing the piano and dancing.
Betty graduated from Steven F. Austin high school in Houston in 1949. She met the love of her life, John David Mitchmore, while ice skating in Houston. The two went on to have a wonderful life together until his passing in 2008.
Betty and John David filled their home with children and were blessed with five - Donald Rick, Laura Gayle, Randy Ray, Glenn Allen and Thomas Cecil.
Betty has ten grandchildren: Christopher Allen, Terry Ray, Emily Lavina, Lawrence Michael, Taylor Adam, Adam Michael, Thomas Zackery, Justin Brice, Shae Colton and Jo Seph.
She also has fifteen great grandchildren: Christopher, Tiffany, Hailey Rene, Jacob William, Elizabeth, Sammuel, Jackson, Roselyn, Greyson, Dwayne Thomas, McKenzie Faith, Skyler Lynne, Jayce Colton, Shae Levi and Farrah Nicole.
Betty was passionate about being a mother. She enjoyed playing games, working puzzles and looking through photo albums with her family. She loved family vacations and weekends at the River House Home. She was also a member at Second Baptist Church, Kingwood.
Interment will be Monday, April 3rd, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Forest Park Lawndale, 6900 Lawndale Street, Houston. Texas 77023.