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Betty Jo Ferrin

January 12, 1935 — March 11, 2022

Betty Jo Brown Ferrin, of Thatcher, entered life eternal, Friday, March 11, 2022, at her residence, with her loving family surrounding her. She was 87.

Betty Jo Brown Ferrin was born January 12, 1935, to Horace and Stella Norton Brown, in Pima. She attended schools in Pima as well as Brigham Young University, Northern Arizona University and Eastern Arizona College. Betty Jo married Verle Ferrin in August of 1953, in the Mesa Arizona Temple. They were the parents of eight children. After raising her children and completing her education, Betty Jo taught school for eleven years in the Thatcher School District and touched countless lives. She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served faithfully in many ward and stake callings. Most importantly, she served her family whom she loved with a passion.

Betty Jo is survived by: her eight children, Renae, of Thatcher, Ross (Janette), of Central, Greg (Lucy), of Pima, Ann Jacob (Dennis), of Central, Charles (Terrie), of Thatcher, Nancy Paxton (Harry), of Litchfield Park, Amy Collins (Larry), of Thatcher and Scott (Aisilyn), of Thatcher; thirty-five grandkids; and seventy-one great-grandkids. Betty Jo was preceded in death by: her husband, Verle; her parents, Horace and Stella Brown; her sister, Virginia Skouson; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Betty will be condcuted Friday morning, March 18, 2022, at 10:00 a.m., at the Thatcher Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Bishop Preston Alder of the Thatcher Seventh Ward. Concluding services will follow in the Thatcher Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Thursday evening, March 17, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at the Vining Funeral Home and Friday morning from 9:00 a.m. until 9:45 a.m., at the Thatcher Stake Center Relief Society Room of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Those who would like to attend the services via Facebook Live can join on Vining Funeral Home's Facebook page, Friday morning, March 18, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. (MST).

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Family Will Receive Friends

Thursday, March 17, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Mountain (no DST) time)

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Family Will Receive Friends

Friday, March 18, 2022

9:00 - 9:45 am (Mountain (no DST) time)

Thatcher Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

4050 West Second Street, Thatcher, AZ 85552

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Funeral Service

Friday, March 18, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Mountain (no DST) time)

Thatcher Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

4050 West Second Street, Thatcher, AZ 85552

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Concluding Service

Friday, March 18, 2022

Starts at 11:30 am (Mountain (no DST) time)

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