Betty Jo Pinson
Date of Birth: November 12, 1926
Date of Death: March 3, 2019
March 6, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm - First Presbyterian Church
March 6, 2019 - 12:00 pm - First Presbyterian Church
Betty Jo Pinson, 92, passed away March 3, 2019 at Woodland’s Retirement Community. She was born November 12, 1926 in Huntington, W.Va. to the late Stephen and Sadie Caudill. She Attended Marshall College and married Clyde Benjamin Pinson on April 16,1951, who preceded her in death in 1999. She was also preceded by her sisters Jean Caudill Ramsdell, and Janice Caudill Justice, and her daughters Elizabeth Anne Pinson and Carolyn Pinson Drees Nielsen. Survivors include her sons Mark B. Pinson (Ruth), Matthew S. Pinson (Cindy), Jon Michael Pinson(Mary) and James Patrick Pinson; grandchildren, Susan Shields, Marcia Freemon (Ben), James Patrick Pinson Jr., Linsey Pinson, Jasmine Pinson, Jan and Will Drees, Amanda Nielsen, Sarah Ezanidis (Pete), and Rebecca Pinson, Zane, Zeb, Zander and Niza Pinson; several great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews who all loved her very much.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church and a Christian lady.
Betty Jo loved to play tennis and had many friends in both Huntington and Scottsdale, Arizona who shared her passion for the sport. Betty Jo and Clyde loved to travel and took annual excursions which took them to almost every nook and cranny of the world. She was a friend and confidant to her children and her children’s friends. Everyone was welcome in her home and she was a very gracious hostess to her guests.
Betty Jo was a beautiful lady and had a very long, full life. She encouraged others when they were down and wasn’t afraid to chastise her close friends or family when she thought they were out of line. She loved and was loved by many.
Services will be held 12:00 p.m., Wednesday at The First Presbyterian Church by The Rev. Skip Seibel. A gathering of family and friends will be held Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. until service time at the church and after the service. Private Entombment for the family will be held in Ridgelawn Abbey of Devotion. Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary is in charge of arrangements
Expressions of sympathy may be made to First Presbyterian Church or to a charity of ones choice.
From: Patricia Collay Mar 5 2019 6:45AM My condolences to the family. Please read Isaiah 25:8” He will swallow up death forever. And the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces. The reproach of his people he will take away from all the earth. For Jehovah himself has spoken it.”
From: Cam Mar 5 2019 2:49PM Mrs Pinson will be missed by all those who knew her. She was full of vim and vigor coupled with a great sense of humor. I will miss my neighbor. From: Herman Drees Mar 5 2019 7:40PM Betty Jo was gifted with sublime grace and poise. Her good nature, kindness and keen wit will be fondly remembered and missed by me and my two sons, Jan and Willem, who are her grandchildren by her daughter Carolyn, as a examples of the best qualities that good persons have. From: Bobbi Rardin Mar 5 2019 9:16PM We are saddened by your loss. Your mother was an amazing woman. What a long and wonderful life she led, surrounded by loving family.