Obituaries

Betty Jo Heywood 1924 - 2010 Tonganoxie

Services for Betty Jo Heywood, 86, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at Tonganoxie Evangelical Friends Church, Tonganoxie. Visitation will be one hour before at the church. Burial will be in Wildhorse Cemetery, McLouth.
Mrs. Heywood died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center.
She was born May 6, 1924, in Downs, the daughter of Robert and Daisy Reidinger Saunders.
Mrs. Heywood was a baker and a homemaker and a member of the Springdale Friends Church and Friends Missionary Society.
Her husband, Paul Lester Heywood, died Dec. 20,1997.
Survivors include two sons, Paul Heywood, Gladstone, Ore., and John Heywood, Yacolt, Wash.; three daughters, Carol Whitaker, Tonganoxie, Mary Gary, Clackamas, Ore., and Roberta Cook, California, Mo.; two sisters-in-law, Virginia Jones, Wiggins, Colo., and Margaret Smelser, McLouth; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Good Shepherd Thrift Store or donations would be appreciated to help with funeral expenses, sent in care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie, KS 66086.