Betty Jo Rector
February 14, 1932 - March 18, 2020

Betty  Jo Rector

Betty Jo Rector
Feb 14, 1932 - Mar 18, 2020

Betty  Jo Rector

MOUNTAIN HOME, Arkansas - Betty J. Rector, 88, passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at Care Manor Nursing and Rehab in Mountain Home, Arkansas.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements. Burial will be in Drury-Reynolds Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to

Betty was born on February 14, 1932, in Mediapolis, Iowa, the daughter of Harlan and Lucille Cary Phillips. She married Robert L. Rector on December 29, 1950 in Muscatine, Iowa.

Betty worked as a bookkeeper at Rector's Auto Service for her husband, Robert. She was a member of the Mountain Home Baptist Church. Before moving to Mountain Home, Betty was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church in Muscatine. She loved baking and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Those left to honor her memory include her husband, Robert Rector; two sons, Scott Rector and his wife, Annie, of Yellville, Arkansas, and Jerry Rector and his wife, Gina, from Eustace, Texas; one daughter, Judy Suttles and her husband, Jeff, of Muscatine; and 12 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her step-father, Lavern Drahaus; and one sister Evelyn Whitman.


Wanda McCullough on Mar 30, 2020

Wanda McCullough Bob was so sorry to read of Betty's Passing. Sending you
my deepest Sympathy and Prayers. I remember some good times Wayne and
I had with the two of you. God Bless.

Dean Chelf on Mar 27, 2020

Scott, Annie and family,
I'm so sorry for your loss. You will be in my thoughts during this difficult time.
God Bless,
Dean Chelf

Alan and Becky Hensley on Mar 27, 2020

We are so sorry for your loss.

Lynn Rebolo on Mar 26, 2020

CandleMrs Betty will be dearly miss by all those that had the pleasure to know her. Fly high with the Angles Mrs Betty.

Vi Coder on Mar 25, 2020

I was close friends with Betty and Bob, went to school with Betty
I am so sorry of your loss Bob and all the family. Sincerey, Vi Coder Lake Placid Fl.

Bob and Debbie Arndt on Mar 21, 2020

So sorry to hear about Betty. I have so many good memories of her while growing up on Allen St. and at Hillcrest. Will keep the whole family in our prayers.
Bob and Debbie (Crump) Arndt

Kathy Drahaus Allen on Mar 20, 2020

She was my stepcousin and used to baby sit for me. Her stepfather Laverne was my Dad Willies brother. fond memories of her and Uncle lavernes family



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