Betty Jo Groom

December 30, 1928 ~ July 17, 2021 (age 92)


Mrs. Betty Jo Groom, age 92, of San Augustine, Texas, 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, Texas, 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.

Her survivors include a step-daughter, Elsie Romero and her husband James Richard of Orange, Texas; granddaughters, Julie Fuller of Orange, Texas, and Leigh Ann Romero of Austin, Texas; a great-grandson, Tristan Fuller of Orange, Texas; and a great-granddaughter, 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, Texas.

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July 21, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Wyman Roberts Funeral Home
316 West Columbia
San Augustine, TX 75972

Graveside Service
July 21, 2021

10:30 AM
Thomas Cemetery
County Road 274, off Hwy. 21 West
San Augustine, Texas 75972

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