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Backstrom - Pyeatte Chapel SS
Monday February 7th, 2022
10:00am - 2:00pm

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Backstrom - Pyeatte Chapel SS
Monday February 7th, 2022

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Betty Oliver

Betty Oliver, 73, of Prairie Grove, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, January 29, 2022, at the Washington Regional Hospital in Fayetteville.


Betty was born on June 9, 1948, in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Monty and Juanita Stanley. She was married to Larry Oliver and was a homemaker. She loved to cook and bake, and hosted Sunday dinners for her family and whoever else wanted to stop by. She was very crafty, having a special talent for making quilts. Her family remembers her as a perfect grandma. She hosted movie nights, made every holiday memorable, played video games, and loved gardening flowers, especially tulips. She loved drinking coffee, tea, and Pepsi. She passed her skills in quilting, crocheting and knitting afghans, and canning to her children and grandchildren, and her family will remember her through the time and love she put into the quilts she made for them.


She is survived by two sons, Kenneth Lee Oliver and wife Rosetta of West Fork, AR and Shiloh Oliver of Fayetteville, AR; three daughters, Angela Carrol Thurman of Houston, TX, Gayla Darlene LeMeilleur of Lincoln, AR, and Lori Ann Mikel and husband Jay of Gravette, AR; three brothers Jerry Stanley of Tulsa, OK, Richard Stanley of  Prairie Grove, AR  and Robert Stanley of Midlothian, TX; one sister, Carrol McCoy and husband Dale of Oklahoma City, OK; ten grandchildren, Ashton Jarvis, Derrick Chandler, London Oliver, Titus Oliver, Morgan Wilmoth, Logan Wilmoth, Madison Mikel, Jayson Mikel, Bryson Mikel, and Carson Mikel; twelve great-grandchildren, and many other loved ones.


She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, brother Mitchell Stanley, and sister Joyce Friend.


Visitation will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home on Monday, February 7, 2022, from 10:00am until 2:00pm. The funeral service will follow immediately at 2:00pm, Monday, February 7, 2022. Pastor Tyler Watson will officiate the service. At a later date, the family will gather for the burial of Betty’s cremains.


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A candle was lit in memory of Betty Oliver

Leona Meier Feb 10 2022 7:00 PM

I am a cousin (sorta) to Larry. I enjoyed your Mother, what little I got to be around her. I am still in Kansas, OK and had planned to be there tomorrow but it seems the weather is against me.

Arita "Susie" Pair Feb 3 2022 7:52 PM

Betty was like a second mom to me when I was a kid. I spent a lot of time at the Oliver's. She was always so good to me and l loved spending time at her home. Betty was such a great home maker and a wonderful cook. She always made me feel welcome and at home. She was so talented and creative. Betty made beautiful, professionaly decoracted gourmet cakes and amazing quilts, among other lovely things. I think she could figure out how to do anything she set her mind to. She was funny, loving, always smiling and just had a great presence about her. I'm so sad that her family didn't have more time with her here, but I hope they take comfort in knowing how happy and proud they made her and that she is resting in paradise. Kenny, Angie, Gayla, Lori and Shiloh, thank you for sharing your sweet mom with me. Love and prayers to you and the rest of your family.

Pam Marks Feb 3 2022 4:28 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Betty Oliver

Audra Feb 2 2022 11:15 PM

Betty was a mother to us all. She will be missed by many.

Tammy Claussen Feb 2 2022 12:21 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Betty Oliver

Tammy Claussen Feb 2 2022 12:18 PM

I wish the entire family my condolences and support during this time.

Jonathan Stuart Feb 2 2022 10:35 AM

So very sorry for your loss. Sending my love and prayers to your family. ❤️

Rachel Shi Feb 2 2022 9:11 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Betty Oliver

Cadyn, Cameron, and Tracy Baker Feb 1 2022 6:46 PM

No words can express how I feel now. Miss my sister

Carrol McCoy Feb 1 2022 1:23 PM

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