Betty Jo Tullos Powell, of Nacogdoches was born in Trinity County Texas, September 2, 1938. She passed away March 9, 2017, in Tyler, TX at the age of 78. Betty is preceded in death by her parents Melvin and Lois Tullos, and one brother George Tullos. Betty was a licensed Cosmetologist and worked in a salon for many years. Betty worked as a dispatcher for many years for Trinity County Sheriffâ€™s office. She enjoyed camping, fishing, embroidering, and the love of her life was her grandchildren, she adored them and loved spending time with them. Betty is survived by son Bobby Fulks, son Jeff Fulks and wife Linda, daughter Penny Robinson, four grandchildren Stephanie Reaeau, Magen, Stefanie, Felicia, five great-grandchildren Jaidyn, Austin, Tivirus, Tavia, Nevaeh, two brothers Melvin Tullos, Mike Tullos, numerous other relatives also survive. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM on March 16th at Waller Thornton Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at River of Life Church on March 17th, with Rev. Mike Loftin officiating. Burial will follow in Thornton Church Cemetery. Waller-Thornton Funeral Home (936) 594-3571.
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