Betty Jo Groom


Betty Jo Groom, age 92, of San Augustine passed away Saturday, July 17, 2021, at Colonial Pines Healthcare Center in San Augustine.

Mrs. Groom was born December 30, 1928, in Pt. Arthur, Texas to parents Minnie (Henry) and Hilton Briggs. She was a longtime resident of Pt. Neches before moving to San Augustine County several years ago. She retired from Bruce Hardwood Company and had also worked as a waitress and laundromat attendant. She was a member of the Methodist church and enjoyed taking care of her cats and animals.Survivors by:

Step-daughter Elsie Romero and her husband James Richard of Orange, Texas

Julie Fuller of Orange, Texas
Leigh Ann Romero of Austin, Texas

Tristan Fuller of Orange, Texas

Riley Fuller of Orange, Texas.

In addition to her parents, Minnie (Henry) and Hilton Briggs, she was preceded in death by her husband, Eric J. "E.J." Groom, in 2010.

Visitation will be held from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at Wyman Roberts Funeral Home.

Graveside services are set for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at Thomas Cemetery, located on County Road 274, off Hwy. 21 west of San Augustine. with Rev. Tim Turner officiating.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Wyman Roberts Funeral Home in San Augustine.