Betty Jean Munoz, 71, of rural Marshall, died Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, at First Assembly of God in Marshall, with Rev. Dale Bean and Rev. Aaron Pack officiating. Visitation will be held from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to First Assembly of God, American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born Sept. 7, 1939, in Farnhamville, Iowa, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence Johnson and Lillian Henderson Johnson. She was a 1957 graduate of Cedar Valley High School in Iowa and a graduate of Iowa State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nutrition. On Dec. 4, 1964, she married Miguel A. Munoz who survives of the home. She had lived in Marshall since 1978 when she began working at Marshall Habilitation Center as a dietitian until she retired in 2003. She was a member of First Assembly of God in Marshall where she was the leader of its Women's Ministries. She was also a member of The Red Hat Society.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Miguel Munoz Jr. of St. Charles and Mark Munoz of Austin, Texas; three daughters, Debbie Riddle of Greenville, Ill., Mary Dobbs of Granbury, Texas and Darla Gatoloai of Lee's Summit; two stepdaughters, Maritza Munoz of San German, Puerto Rico and Nidia Lugo of Caguas, Puerto Rico; 14 grandchildren; three sisters, Joyce Cook of Marion, Iowa, Leone Jorstad of Hendricks, Minn. and Jolene Todd of Pierson, Iowa; four brothers, Harold Johnson of Beemer, Neb., Larry Johnson of New Westminster, B.C., Gary Johnson of Watkins, Iowa and Don Johnson of Clinton, Okla; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Monte C. Munoz, one brother and one sister.