BETTE SEVERE, a resident of Holiday Island, Arkansas, was born March 18, 1918 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, a daughter of Walter and Evangeline (Roberts) Price. Bette had her graduation day on Thursday, April 16, 2015 in Holiday Island, at the age of 97 years.
She worked as a bookkeeper for Martion Manufacturing and was of the Methodist faith.
Bette is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Errol and Beth Severe of Eureka Springs, AR; one grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Kevin and Lisa Severe of Fairland, OK; one granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Kelly and Bill Atkins of Nixa, MO; four great-grandchildren, Travis Severe, Emily Severe, Michaela Cooper, and Summer Cooper; one great-great-grandchild, Zoriah Cooper; and a host of other family, friends, and loved ones.
On January 15, 1939, Bette was united in marriage with Charles Severe who preceded her in death. She was also preceded by her parents, Walter and Evangeline Price; two brothers, JR Price and James Price; and two sisters, Helen Dewitt and Ann Bolenger.
A private family gathering will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the Aviation Cadet Museum (Onyx Cave Road), 542 CR 2073, Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72632. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com. © Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. 2015