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Sunday October 28th, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm

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Monday October 29th, 2018

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Elm Springs Cemetery
Monday October 29th, 2018

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Betty J. McGarrah

Betty McGarrah, 80, of Cave Springs, Arkansas passed away on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at the Earlene Howard Hospice Home in Springdale, Arkansas.

Betty was born on November 22, 1937, in Qualls, Oklahoma, a daughter of Odie Denny and Edna (Hall) Denny.  She was a proud mother and grandmother. 

She was preceded in death by one brother, J.L. Denny.

Betty is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Herman McGarrah of the home; her son, Bob McGarrah and wife Arlene of Lowell, Arkansas; one granddaughter, Carmen Anderson and husband Tony; one great granddaughter, Lauren Milligan all of Cave Springs, Arkansas; one brother, Harley Denny and wife Ann of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; a sister in-law, Peggy Denny of Tahlequah, Oklahoma; many brother in-laws, sister in-laws, and numerous nieces and nephews that she dearly loved.  She was also blessed with many other relatives and friends. 

Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 3:00pm-5:00pm at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Chapel in Springdale.  The funeral service will be held on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 2:00pm at the Funeral Home. Pastor Dwayne Houston and Pastor Robert Anderson will officiate the service with burial following at the Elm Springs Cemetery. 

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JOSIE VENNEBERG Oct 30 2018 12:00 AM

Bobby, Herman, and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Carol Inlow

Carol Inlow Oct 30 2018 12:00 AM

Bobby and Family - My thoughts and prayers are with each of you in your loss. It is not easy losing a parent but know she is in a much better place. Share your memories with each other and know she is with you always.

Karen Evans Eckert Oct 29 2018 12:00 AM

Our sincere sympathy to Herman and Betty's entire family My mom, Jackie (Lane) and her sister, Ann both still talk about growing up with Betty and the great memories they have as young cousins many years ago. We all loved Betty, such a kind and funny lady. I know she is with the Lord now and we shall all see her again! Blessings, the Ballard and Williams Families.

Gary Ballard Oct 29 2018 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathy goes out to the entire family. We havd known them many years and u cant find better friends. As we visited her in the hospital she told us she just wanted to go home, whichever home the Lord saw fit heaven has gained another angel. As i stroked her head Tuesday afternoon and told ger what a dear friend she has been nurse said she wont know u r here but i sit with her anyway.

Kay and Walter Bolin Oct 29 2018 12:00 AM

Lanny and Phyllis Farish send our deepest sympathy to your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Lanny and Phyllis Oct 28 2018 12:00 AM

A Garden Path Vase was sent on October 28, 2018

We love you Memaw, and will miss you. <3 Ella and Pam

Expression of Sympathy Oct 28 2018 12:00 AM

With our deepest sympathies...Brant Holland and Family.

Brant Holland Oct 28 2018 12:00 AM

Bobby, so sorry to hear about your mom. Love and orayers to you and your family.

Dana Loyd Wilhite Oct 28 2018 12:00 AM