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Betty Margaret (Jobe) Eymann

August 30, 1924 ~ June 2, 2020 (age 95)

Obituary

Betty Margaret Jobe Eymann, age 95 and 9 months, of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, joined God’s Heavenly Choir on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas.

Betty was born in Keokuk, Iowa on August 30, 1924, daughter of the late Joseph Harvey Jobe and Anna Carolina McDonald. She was united in marriage to Bernard D. Eymann on August 8, 1944, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. From this union, three children were born. She and Bernard celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary in 2019. Betty spent her life as a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother, aunt, cousin, and friend. Her kind smile always lit up every room she entered.

Betty worked as a bookkeeper, executive secretary, and office manager until she was 75 years old. She spent her retirement years enjoying life with her husband on a cattle farm near Evening Shade, Arkansas. She and Bernard spent many years as Gospel singers, sharing their love of gospel music at a number of churches and events throughout the Ozarks. Betty was a gifted singer—a true blessing to anyone who ever heard her sweet, melodic voice.

In addition to her family and singing, Betty loved quilting, crocheting, bailing hay, traveling, reading, cooking, gardening, fishing, and playing bingo.

Betty is survived by her husband, Bernard D. Eymann of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas; her daughter Linda Eymann Valentine and husband, Richard Valentine, and two sons, Bernard E. Eymann and Richard A. Eymann and wife Lindsay Eymann, seven grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild. The seventh child in a family of ten children, Betty is survived by two brothers, Walter Jobe and wife, Norma Jobe, and George Jobe, all of Keokuk, Iowa.She was preceded in death by her parents and seven brothers and sisters: Nina Jobe Hardin, Joseph Jobe, Jr.,James Jobe, Minnie Jobe Moline, Ida Jobe Kramer, Paul Jobe, and Phyllis Jobe Shaul.

Private funeral services to be scheduled at a later time.

Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral and Memorial Service of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas.

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