Betty Jo Childers nee Hodges, longtime Tulsa resident passed away November 14, 2019. She was born on March 11, 1928 on a farm outside Okemah, OK. Betty was a standout player for the Lone Star girl’s basketball team. She had a career as an account executive at Southwestern Bell. In 1958, she married Bob Childers, a WWII Marine veteran and recent TU Law Graduate. They were married until his death in 2010. She had many hobbies and is best known for her beautiful crocheted afghans. She is survived by daughter, Robin Hoefling (Tom), sons, Michael A. Childers and William E. Childers. Many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and 3 siblings. A special thank you to the staff at Brookdale Midtown Tulsa.
To this day, Ninde Funeral Directors is owned and operated by the Ninde family, making it one of the only remaining original family owned funeral companies in Tulsa. Founded on a commitment to family service, Ninde continues to provide unparalleled funeral excellence... and have for over seventy-five years.