Betty Jean Holman, 87, of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, passed away, Thursday, November 25, 2021, in Mountain Home, Arkansas, after a long battle with cancer.
She was born in Beanblossom, Indiana, on November 9, 1934, daughter of the late Dale and Nellie (Husehaur) Reeves. Betty spent her life as a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend. She was united in marriage to the Les Holman on June 28, 1953, in Columbus, Indiana. Betty was a proud military wife. Les spent 25 years in the Air Force and during that time they were stationed on Air Force Bases throughout the United States. Betty was a member of Horseshoe Bend First Baptist Church and loved reading her bible. She loved bowling and was a member of the 175 Club twice. Betty also enjoyed women’s softball and sewing. She enjoyed baking and would often bake cookies and take to the grandkids classrooms for them to enjoy.
Betty is survived by her husband, Les Holman of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas; daughters, Deborah Sandon (Ed) of Las Vegas, Nevada and Sherry Lynn Merth (Tim) of Wyoming, Minnesota; grandchildren, Levi Merth (Gina), Leah Merth (Chris), Linsi Brownson (David), Kari Brownson and Sarah Brownson; three great grandchildren; brother, Jim Reeves of Indiana and sister, Barbara Banks of Indiana.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Dale and Nellie Reeves; brother, Everett Reeves and sisters, Shirley Reeves and Connie Reeves.
Pallbearers include: Ed Sandon, Mike Cribbs, Jerry McCormick and Keith Edwards
Funeral services will be Tuesday, November 30, 2021, beginning at 2:00 PM with Bro. Eric Ertle officiating at Doty Family Funeral & Memorial Service Chapel in Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 1:00 PM. Internment will follow services at Evening Shadows Memorial Park in Horseshoe Bend.
Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral & Memorial Service of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas.