OBITUARY ~ BERNICE "BETTY" OPAL (JESSUP) VINCENT
February 09, 1920 ~ January 10, 2012
Bernice "Betty" Opal VINCENT, the daughter of Darwin E. and Lida (HAYWOOD) JESSUP, was born on February 9, 1920 in Union
Township, Ringgold County, Iowa. Betty JESSUP VINCENT entered eternal rest on January 10, 2012, in Denver, Colorado at
the age of ninety-one years, eleven months, and one day.
Betty graduated from Creston High School with the Class of 1938. On August 24, 1946, she married George Edward VINCENT in
the Old Stone Church, Cleveland, Ohio. They later divorced in 1960. Betty received secretary training at various places
including the Civil Service Commission and the Emily Griffith Opportunity School. Betty worked as a secretary for the
Federal Government and retired in 1987. She has lived in Denver, Colorado for the past fifty-two years.
Left to cherish Betty's memory are her sons: Richard Alan VINCENT of Denver, Colorado; and Robert Lynn VINCENT, Casper,
Wyoming. Preceding Betty in death were her parents; her brother, Max JESSUP; and her sister, Lela May FLEMING.
Furneral services were held on Saturday, February 25 at 2:00, Pearson Family Funeral Service, Creston, Iowa,
with interment at Hill of Zion Cemetery, Zion, Iowa.
Pearson Family Funeral Service of Creston was in charge of arrangements.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, April of 2012
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