Loretta Elizabeth “Betsy” Graham

Loretta Elizabeth “Betsy” Graham, 75, of Bella Vista, died Thursday, November 1, 2018.  She was born March 8, 1943 in Fayetteville to James Edmond and Ruth Swink Wages.  Betsy enjoyed making a variety of crafts, reading, studying history and attending concerts.  She retired from the mailing services department with the University of Arkansas after many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Graham, in 2004, and a son, Eric Graham, in 1997.  Survivors include four children, James Graham and wife Donna, Amy Alderson and husband David, Jamie Hess and husband Brian, Melissa Bowen and husband Jeff; 14 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

Loretta was also preceded in death by three brothers, James, Harry and Robert “Frank” Wages, and a sister, Emily Gann.

A celebration of Loretta’s life will be 2 p.m., Tuesday, November 20, at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Private interment will be at Fairview Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to the ALS Association, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 37022, Boone, IA 50037-0022.

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Melissa, Amy, James and Jamie,
Our prayers go out to you for the loss of your mother. I have many fond memories of Aunt Betsy and I know she will be missed. I will certainly miss our long phone calls. I know you will remember her with much love as you carry on the tradition of her macaroni and cheese at your family holiday table. She was very proud that you loved it and requested she bring it to your family dinners.
With love and sympathy,

Kim and Bill Baze

Psalms 34:18

Norma Ciskowski
Norma Ciskowski

I was doing some genelogy and couldn’t find your dad’s birth dates and death dates and found where your mom had passed
last year. If you see this please contact me. Norma