Class of 1947
1947 Maroon Spotlight
Jr. Play Cast ’45-’46; Y-Teen’s; Teen Town Council ’46-’47; Red Hots ’45-’47; Drill Leader of Red Hots ’46-’47; Library Staff ’45-’46; Office Staff ’46-’47; Student Council ’45-’46.
Betty Jo (Schinerling) Failing
November 2, 1930 – April 20, 2009
Betty Jo Failing, 78, of Red Rock, Oklahoma was the daughter of George Joseph and Mary Beatrice (Kime) Schinerling. She was born November 2, 1930 at Perry, Oklahoma and died Monday, April 20, 2009 at Perry Memorial Hospital.
Betty Jo was a 1947 graduate of Perry High School. She and Bill Ray Failing were married on September 18, 1947 in Perry, Oklahoma. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in 2007.
Betty Jo was a homemaker who enjoyed farming and ranching, fishing, reading and playing bingo. She was a member of Ranch Drive Baptist Church in Ponca City, Oklahoma.
Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 23, 2009 in the Ranch Drive Baptist Church at Ponca City. Rev. Gerald Jerry Graber will officiate. Services are under the direction of Brown-Dugger Funeral Home of Perry. Memorials may be made to the Ranch Drive Baptist Church in care of Brown-Dugger Funeral Home, 1010 N. 7th Street, Perry, Oklahoma 73077.
In addition to her husband, Bill, Betty Jo is survived by one son, Scot Failing, of Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico; two daughters, Peggy Failing, of Perry, Oklahoma and Jo Ann ONeal and her husband, Steve, of Ada, Oklahoma; nine grandchildren, Chris Failing and his wife, Seneca and Eric Failing, all of Ponca City, Oklahoma, Alison Lopez, of Enid, Oklahoma; Rick Reaves and his wife, Pam, and Alicia Macias, all of Billings, Oklahoma and Jason O’Neal and his wife, Heather, Josh ONeal, Matt ONeal and his wife, Lindsey, and Sam O’Neal, all of Ada, Oklahoma; and 15 great-grandchildren.Betty
Jo was preceded in death by her parents, George and Bea Schinerling.