ORANGEBURG -- Betty Jo Perkins, 80, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019, at Edisto Post-Acute Care, Orangeburg

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 21, in the Thompson Funeral Home chapel in Orangeburg, with the Rev. Larry Williams officiating. Burial will be in Crestlawn Memorial Gardens, Orangeburg

Pallbearers will be Ernie Wilson, Rick Wilson, John Gleaton, Mark Gleaton, Nick Nielson and Gregg Bourne.

Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home before the service.

Thompson Funeral Home Inc. in Orangeburg is assisting the family.

Mrs. Betty was born Sept. 2, 1938, in Badin, North Carolina, the daughter of the late Lois Compton Bailey Jackson and William M. Bailey Sr. She was a member of Rivelon Baptist Church and a former member of Garden City Baptist Church, director of WMU and a Sunday school teacher. She was the widow of the late Marion Leo Perkins Jr. and was preceded in death by a grandson, John Mark Rutledge, and a brother, William M. Bailey Jr.

Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law; Debbie and Gene Platt of Elloree and Pamela and Mike Holbert of Orangeburg; a son and daughter-in-law, Marion Leo Perkins III and Terri of Newman, Georgia; a sister, Lois Ann Caulk and husband Charles of Orangeburg; a very special sister-in-law, Helen Wilson of Greenwood; three grandchildren, Lisa Loadholt and Conrad of Cordova, Lance Dukes and Shantelle of Orangeburg, and Kayla Nielson and Nick of Sandy Run; three great-grandchildren, Austin Loadholt of Cordova and Lexus Dukes and Ellie Dukes, both of Orangeburg; and a soon-to-be great-granddaughter, Wren Nielson.

Friends may call at the residence of Pamela and Mike Holbert, 2740 Myrtle Drive, Orangeburg.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 140 Stonebridge Drive, Suite 210, Columbia, SC 29210.

Please sign the family's online guest book at www.thompsonfh.net.

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