Betty Jo (Palmer) West

Betty Jo (Palmer) West was born Sept. 12, 1947, in Sulphur, to the late J.D. and Jean Rose (Driver) Palmer. She went to her forever home with the Lord on Friday, May 28, 2021, in Jones, Okla., at the age of 73 years, 8 months and 16 days. She and Ronald Eugene “Ronnie” West were united in marriage in Sulphur. He preceded her in death on Aug. 7, 2006.
West was raised by her grandparents, the late Bewey and Ona Driver, on their farm in Wynnewood. It was on there that she fished, found the love to read and enjoyed small-town life. She attended Wynnewood High School, graduating in 1965. Following high school, she continued her education at the University of Oklahoma. She and Ronnie resided in Sulphur until 1988, when the closing of the OG&E Plant forced the family to relocate to Harrah.
West had two amazing children, Chuck and Jennifer.
Survivors include her son, Chuck West of Fountain Valley, Calif.; her daughter, Jennifer Holbrook of Jones; three grandchildren; one brother, Jimmy Dan Palmer of Sallisaw; her sister, Patsy Gray of Sulphur; and two nieces, Jeanie Jennings and Paula Thomas both of Davis.
Funeral services were held on May 1, 2021, at Hale’s Memorial Chapel in Sulphur with the Rev. Terry Neal officiating. Interment followed at the Oaklawn Cemetery in Sulphur.
Services were entrusted to Hale’s Funeral Home of Sulphur.Online condolences may be offered at

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