Billye Jo VerdotDecember 12, 2010
Billye Jo Verdot, age 78, of Jefferson City, passed away Tuesday, December 7, 2010, at her residence.
Billye Jo was born November 12, 1932, in Jefferson City to the late Clarence J. and Delora E. (Miller) Smith. Billye Jo was a graduate of Centertown High School and had worked as a housekeeper at the Park Inn. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, cooking, canning and spending time with her family. Billye Jo is survived by her long-time companion, Tom Lairmore of the home; three sons, Wayne and his wife Cathy Verdot of Bonnots Mill, Harold and his wife Bev Verdot of Jefferson City, and Howard Verdot of Bonnots Mill; one daughter, Wanda Verdot and her companion John Smith of Jefferson City; two sisters, Juanita Bronson of Claremore, Okla. and Marie and her husband Norman Roberson of Larned, Kan.; two grandchildren, Crystal and her husband Dan Wallenmeyer of Jefferson City, and David Verdot of Jefferson City and three great-grandchildren, Danielle, Makayla and Mackenzie Wallenmeyer, all of Jefferson City. Private family graveside services were held at the New Hope Cemetery in Centertown. Expressions of sympathy may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Mo. (897-2214) www.mortonchapel.com