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Bettye Louise Sherraden, age 82

Bettye Louise Sherraden, age 82, of Ward, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on April 2, 2023. She was born in LaFayette, Kentucky on March 18, 1941, to William Fleming and Laura Smith-Fleming.

Bettye worked for the Cabot School District for 20 years as a secretary. In her free time, she enjoyed painting, ceramics, crocheting, sewing, and especially loved being outside. Bettye was loved and will be dearly missed by those who knew her.

Bettye is preceded in death by her parents; brothers Pete Fleming and Bill Fleming; sister May Joyce Neal; and grandson Jesse Keller. She leaves behind her husband Gerald Sherraden; children Samuel Goodrich, John Goodrich, Jerry Goodrich (Ilene), and Sean Sherraden (Jean); grandchildren April Swan (Richard), Samantha Goodrich, Kelsi Goodrich, and Daniel Goodrich; 7 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren; sister Nancy Scott; and many more friends and family.

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at


  • Debbie McMillion Posted April 4, 2023 6:11 PM

    I have nothing but wonderful memories of Mrs. Bettye. She took such good care of us at Ward Central. Your family is in my prayers.

  • Lori Griebel Posted April 4, 2023 6:19 PM

    Mrs. Bettye was a wonder lady. She was always so nice and helpful to me. I enjoyed working with her very much.. I loved her. She will be missed.

  • Noblin Tereasa Posted April 4, 2023 6:53 PM

    Such a great lady! She will be missed by all who really knew her.

  • Claressa Davis Posted April 4, 2023 6:54 PM

    I am so very sorry to hear this. I loved Ms Betty!! She was a true gem!

  • Stacy Crumpton Beck Posted April 4, 2023 10:31 PM

    You will be missed, Ms. Bettye, by all the students, teachers, and parents who knew you at Ward Central. Thanks for taking care of us. ❤️😔🙏

  • Janet Gray Posted April 4, 2023 11:35 PM

    Our Father just welcomed one of his finest angels back home. Love you, my friend.

  • Jennifer Griffin Posted April 5, 2023 10:49 AM

    Ms Bettye was such a beautiful, kind lady. I am so thankful I had the opportunity to know her at the WC. She will be greatly missed.

  • david smith Posted April 5, 2023 1:27 PM

    Mrs. Bettye always took care of me at WC. Treated me like her own. I’m sad to hear of her passing. However, I know her legacy will live on in the many lives she touched while here on Earth. Praying for the family during this time. She will most definitely be missed.

  • Debbie Cossey Posted April 6, 2023 3:16 PM

    loved her so much … miss her a bunch

  • David P Smith Posted April 15, 2023 2:04 PM

    Bettye’s mother and my father were twins. I always felt that we were closer than cousins. She was loved by all who knew her. She will be missed by so many.

  • Shiretta Pfalser-Magness Creek Posted April 18, 2023 8:38 AM

    So sad to hear of the passing of Mrs. Bettye. She was always so kind at district meetings and anytime I spoke with her on the phone. Prayers for her family.

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