- October 31, 1932 - July 30, 2008
of Betty's Passing
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“Cheryl, I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your beloved mom. I will pray for you and your family during this time of grief and reflections. Think...Read More »
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“Betty was a very special person and leaves happy memories to carry with you always.
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“wonderful to hear that her last moments on this earth were spent with husband, family and her pets. thinking of you, cheryl, let me know if there is...Read More »
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“Mac, we were so sorry to hear that Betty had passed away. But, we know she was ready to meet her LORD. Betty was a warm, caring, beautiful LADY. ...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Betty and Mike Williams - HSV, AR
“I am so sorry for your loss. I will be praying for your family.
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Atkinson Funeral Home | Chapel
Betty MacCammond, age 75, of Pantego, Texas, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2008. She was born October 31, 1932 in Denton, Texas to Malta Douglas Peters and Bertha Mae Jones Peters. She was of the Methodist faith. She graduated from North Texas University at the age of 19 in 1952, and received her master's degree from NTU three years later in 1955. Betty was a much loved and talented teacher who enjoyed acting in and directing plays. Betty also had a passion for government and was involved in local and national political events, as well as teaching two generations about our system of government. Betty taught school in Arlington, Fort Worth, and Houston, Texas for 30 years. Betty was High School Teacher of the year in the late 70's and was the National Collegiate Speaker of the year in 1972. She did all these things while simultaneously being a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
She is survived by:
Husband of 56 years,
Oscar A. MacCammond of Hot Springs Village, AR
Colleen McQuaid and husband, Jim of Arlington, TX
Cheryl Lindly and husband, Larry of Mena, AR
Jessica Lindly of Sherwood, Arkansas
Katy Tucker and her husband, Johnny of Arlington, TX
Elizabeth Lindly of Mena, Arkansas
Lifetime Best Friend,
Virginia Gibson of Palestine, TX
4 Great-Grandchildren and many other Friends and Neighbors who were mightily loved.
She was preceded in death by her parents, grandson, Charles McQuaid, and brother, Malta Douglas Peters, Jr.
A memorial service will be held to celebrate her life and cherish our memories of her at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, August 23, 2008 at CedarVale Funeral Home Chapel in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas.
Arrangements are under the direction of CedarVale Funeral Home, Hot Springs Village, Arkansas. (501)922-6100. Guestbook: www.atkinsonfuneralhome.net
126 East Second Street Malvern, AR 72104