Betty Jo Wagner Dailey

October 24, 1929 - September 07, 2019

Betty Dailey

Betty Jo Wagner Dailey passed away on September 7, 2019, at her home in Beaumont, Texas.

Betty was born in Beaumont, Texas, on October 24, 1929, to Gustavus Wagner and Minnie Parrish Wagner, the ninth of ten children. She was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, who was a wonderful cook and devoted fan of the Houston Astros. 

She is survived by her daughter, Darla Dailey Jolet, of Beaumont;  granddaughter, Heather Blackwell and husband, Barry, of Beaumont; granddaughter Crystal Dailey Bond and family of Hamshire; grandson, Benjamin Stanford Griggs of Meridian, Mississippi; great-grandson, Jeremy Blackwell of Beaumont; sister, Audrey Bernard of Port Neches; son-in-law, Joseph Griggs of Jasper; and many nieces and nephews who meant the world to her.

She was preceded in death by her parents; eight siblings; her husband of fifty-seven years, Stanford Dailey; her son, Ralph "Scooter" Dailey; and her daughter, Barbara Dailey Griggs.

For their outstanding and dedicated assistance, Betty's family would like to thank her special Caregivers, Liz Arguello and Wanda Allison; Harbor Hospice and its devoted staff, especially Stephanie Williams; and Summer Place Rehab. 

A gathering of Mrs. Dailey’s family and friends will be from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at Broussard's, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Her funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 12, 2019, at Broussard's, Beaumont, with her interment to follow at Fairview Cemetery, Winnie.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 or



Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Thursday, September 12, 2019
2:00 p.m.
Fairview Cemetery
223 Cemetery Dr Winnie, TX 77665

Comments (5)

  • Cheri LeBlanc

    10 September 2019 at 21:07 | #

    You will be missed Aunt Betty, so glad you are no longer in pain. Love you, Cheri Paige


  • Sandelwood Homeowners Association

    09 September 2019 at 18:15 | #

    On behalf of the Sandelwood Homeowners Association, please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your loved one.


  • Kathy Robinson

    09 September 2019 at 15:30 | #

    Rest peacefully Aunt Betty! I will carry with me always the memories of all the summers and holidays I spent at your house, with all of the fun and laughter.


  • Dana Archibald

    09 September 2019 at 13:02 | #

    Betty Jo lived a long and wonderful life. She adored her family and they honored her well be the exceptional care they provided her. She was fiesty but fair, beyond generous and gentle, courageous and kind,..,.she will be missed! SO glad I was in your life, just not long enough.


  • Janis Thibodeaux

    09 September 2019 at 00:11 | #

    R.I.P Aunt Betty. Love you!!


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