TAHLEQUAH - Betsy Marie Jackson was born Jan. 17, 1945 in Wichita, Kan., to Keith J. Kirk and Beatrice (Salisbury) Kirk. She passed away on Sept. 2, 2015, in Tahlequah, at the age of 70. Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, in GCFH Chapel. Betsy married Elmer Jackson Nov. 25, 1963, in Van Buren, Ark. They shared 39 years together until his passing in 2003. She was employed at Walmart as a receiving clerk for 20 years. Betsy was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Elmer Jackson; and two brothers, Keith J. Kirk Jr. and Charles Kirk. She leaves two children, Albyrt Pike and partner Allen Haines, and Robin Fishinghawk and husband Lawrence, all of Tahlequah; two grandchildren, Mashell Haddock and husband David, and Wyatt Lee Fishinghawk; a step-granddaughter, Tiffany Haines; great-grandson, Bentley Haines; sister, Loretta Kirk of Lawton; nieces and nephews, Susie Deen, Daryle Blank, Joe Blank, Gina Vaughn, Todd Blank, Brandon Kirk, Jason Kirk, Tammy Dent, Kelly Hastler, Stephani McElroy; great-nephews, Aiden, Hayden, Hunter, Holden, and Landon; and many dear friends and loved ones. Green Country Funeral Home, 203 S. Commercial Road, 918-458-5055.
Published on September 9, 2015