Betty Jo Vanwinkle

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

BETTY JO VANWINKLE, a resident of Green Forest, Arkansas, was born February 07, 1929 in Oak Grove, Arkansas, a daughter of James T. and Grace (Sooter) Plumlee. She departed this life Monday, December 28, 2015 in her home in Green Forest, at the age of 86 years.

Betty was a member of the Faith Christian Family Church in Eureka Springs. She enjoyed gardening and worked as a homemaker.

On August 27, 1949, Betty was united in marriage with Virgil Van Winkle who survives her of the home. She is also survived by one daughter, Kathryn and husband Jim Pritchard of Grandview; one brother, James Plumlee and wife JoAnn of Lancaster, California; three grandchildren, Julie Wiley of Green Forest, Keith Dickens of Grandview and Ashley Pritchard of Little Rock; and a host of other family, friends and loved ones.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, James and Grace Plumlee and one sister, Evelyn Meek.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at Nelson's Green Forest Chapel. Funeral service will be 10:00 A.M. Thursday, December 31, 2015 at Nelson's Green Forest Chapel with Pastor Bill Burris and Brother Les Robinson officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Hale Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Road, Springdale, Arkansas 72762. Online condolences may be sent to the family at