Funeral services for Betsy J. LaGrone Bergstrom were held on Monday, September 28, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Ricks-Bowers Funeral Home in Jewett. Rev. Richard Gillet officiatied. Interment followed at Jewett Cemetery.
Ms. Bergstrom passed away on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at Fairfield Nursing & Rehab.
Betsy was born on December 23, 1929 in Jewett, Texas to parents Charles H. LaGrone and Jaqueline Rankin. She lived in Leon County all her life and graduated from Jewett High School. Ms. Bergstrom worked for many years in Jewett as a telephone operator. She also helped her husband with ranch work at Indian Springs Ranch in Buffalo. She loved fishing and collecting arrow heads.
Ms. Bergstrom is survived by four grandchildren, Nova Thompson of Buffalo, Michael Dylan Thompson & wife Tianna of Buffalo, Myranda Jade Thompson Rangel & husband Jeremy of Buffalo, and Kevin Thompson of Centerville; and five great-grandchildren, Michael King, Travis King, Thomas Rangel, Tinsley Rangel, and Michael Dylan Thompson, Jr.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Bennett Thompson; and her two sons, Rusty Thompson and Ted Thompson.
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