Betty Jo DeBusk daughter of
DeBusk and Mildred Alliene Baum was born 11 Sep 1929 in
Callahan County, Texas and died 03 Jul 2013 in Amarillo, Potter
County, Texas. She married Jack David Wilkinson 25 Sep 1946 in
Memphis, Hall County, Texas. He was born 17 Mar 1919 in Wichita,
Sedwick County, Kansas and died 18 Jun 1999 in Amarillo, Potter
County, Texas. They are both buried at Memorial Park Cemetery,
Amarillo, Potter County, Texas.
Jack David Wilkinson Military Marker.
A picture of
Louis Doyle and his sister Ima Corrine
Obituary (Published in
Amarillo Globe-News, July 11, 2013)
Betty Jo Wilkinson, 83, of
Amarillo died Wednesday, July 3, 2013.
Services will be at 11
a.m. Friday in Memorial Park Chapel of Memories with the Rev. Jerry
Davey officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Memorial Park Funeral Home, 6969 E. Interstate 40.
Betty was born Sept. 11, 1929, in Cross Plains to Louis and
Mildred Debusk. She married Jack D. Wilkinson in 1946; he preceded her
in death in 1999. Betty moved to Amarillo in 1982 from Dalhart. She
was a member of Pleasant Valley Christian Church for 32 years.
She also was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Tommy
Survivors include two sons, David Wilkinson of Amarillo
and Steve Wilkinson and wife Lori of Dalhart; a sister, LaNelle
Switzer and husband Kennith of Edmond, Okla.; five grandkids; and 14
Obituary Jack David
Potter Co. TX - Obits from Amarillo
Online Newspapers 20 June 1999
Jack David Wilkinson
Wilkinson, 80, of Amarillo, died Friday, June 18, 1999.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Memorial Park Cemetery
with the Rev. Jerry Davey officiating. Arrangements are by Memorial
Park Funeral Home, 6969 E. Interstate 40.
Mr. Wilkinson was
born in Wichita, Kan., and moved to Amarillo in 1980
He retired as an engineer from Rock Island Railroad,
the Army from 1942 until 1944 and was a member of Pleasant
His son, Tommy Wilkinson, died in 1949.
He married Betty Jo DeBusk in 1946 at Memphis.
include his wife; two sons, Steven Wilkinson of Dalhart and
Wilkinson of Bryan; two daughters, Darlene Campbell of Amarillo
Jackie Tiner of Denton; four sisters, Marion Ewing and Eva Allee,
both of Amarillo, Alice Riley of Waller and Virginia Telfison of
Haverford, Pa.; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials be to St. Jude Hospital in Memphis,
Tenn.; or Pleasant Valley Christian Church in Amarillo.