Betty June Pothast
1923 - 2012
Published: November 27, 2012
Betty June Pothast, 89, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, in Fayetteville, Ark. She was born Jan. 19, 1923, in Farmington, Ark., the daughter of Tyre V. "Tennessee" and Sara Frances Sims Robertson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd A. Pothast Jr.; three sisters, Hallie Rhea Webb, Evelyn Stubblefield and Josephine Jones; and three brothers, Alvin, Castro and Claude Robertson.
Betty is survived by many nieces and nephews.
She graduated from Farmington High School and Fort Smith Business College. She worked as a secretary for the University of Arkansas and partnered with her husband in their real estate company. She was a member of Central United Methodist Church, Asbury Sunday School Class, and Circle No. 1. She served on the administrative board, board of trustees and was past-president of United Methodist Woman. She was a volunteer at Washington Regional Medical Center and helped with community meals at Central Church. She was a member of Chapter K. PEO Sisterhood. She had lived in Butterfield Trail Village since 1999.
A private service and inurnment will be at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Fayetteville.
Memorials may be sent to Central United Methodist Church, PO Box 1106, Fayetteville, AR 72702.
Arrangements were made under the direction of Epting Funeral Home of Fayetteville, Ark. Condolences may be sent to the family: www.eptingfuneralhome.webs.com.