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Bettye Watts

of Sherwood, AR, 1950 - 2019

Bettye Watts passed from this life on January 2, 2019. She was born on October 30, 1950 to the late Harley and Louise Lewis in West Helena, Arkansas. Bettye contracted polio when she was 2 years old but it did not slow her down. She graduated from Brinkley High School, earned her bachelors and masters degrees from UALR and had a distinguished career with the State of Arkansas before retiring from the Arkansas State Health Department. Bettye was loyal, charming, witty, intelligent and always available to her family and friends.
She leaves behind Marc Watts, her husband of nearly 40 years, and her sister, Harley Sebastian Lewis along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
The memorial service will be held at a future date. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service in Jacksonville, Arkansas. Her online guestbook is available at

Published January 8, 2019

A Natural State Funeral Service
2620 West Main Street , Jacksonville, AR
Phone: 501-982-3400