Betty Jo  Andrews
Betty Jo Andrews, a longtime resident of Comanche/Meridian, peacefully passed away early Monday morning, February 3, 2020 at her home North of Comanche. She was 94 years old. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 5th at 10:30 a.m. at the Comanche Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Trent Young officiating. Burial will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery, under the direction of Comanche Funeral Home.

Betty was born November 21, 1925 in El Paso, TX to Earl P. and Fannie (Cone) Prentiss. She graduated from Ysleta High School. Betty attended University of Texas at El Paso, and New Mexico State University. On June 16, 1951 she and John M. Andrews were united in marriage in El Paso. She and John came to Comanche in 1959. She loved crocheting, sewing, keeping up with friends and family on Facebook. She loved going to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren's school events. Betty was a member of Patterson Avenue Baptist Church.

She is survived by her four children: Susan Powers, Comanche; John Andrews Jr. and wife Linda Susan, Comanche; Lori Shelby and husband Ronnie, Comanche; and Mary Ann McCarley and husband David, Central High. Twelve grandchildren: Justin Powers, Mindee Freeman, Scotty Powers, Kristan Slovak, Melissa Reed, Jonna Walden, Chris Shelby, Tim Shelby, Kolby Shelby, Blake McCarley, Cooper McCarley, and Clay McCarley. 31 great-grandchildren; Two sisters: Jennie Mae Prentiss, Duncan; and Bobbye Phillips, El Paso; Karen Cloud, a bonus daughter, and loving caregiver; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband, John Andrews; parents, Earl and Fannie Prentiss; and two sisters: Earla Smith and Mary Jane Bills; and a son-in-law, Mikey Powers.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Patterson Avenue Baptist Church, or the charity of your choice.
Published on February 4, 2020


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Sharrell Smith
Feb 05, 2020
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Betty Jo is one of the sweet ladies I have ever known, she always had a smile that would light up any room and a kind word and lots of good advise. So very thankful I had the opportunity to know her. Forever in my heart.
Denise and John York & Family
Feb 04, 2020
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Feb 04, 2020
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Bob & Jean
Feb 04, 2020
Will remember her fondly!