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4500 Jenny Lind Road
Fort Smith, AR | 72901
479-646-5555
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
479-474-2523
Betty Flippin

Betty Lou Flippin (Swaim)

Saturday, January 21st, 1933 - Monday, April 8th, 2019
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Obituary

Betty Lou Flippin, 86 of Liberty, Oklahoma passed away Monday, April 8, 2019 in her home. She was a cook for Van Buren and Fort Smith area schools and nursing homes and attended Liberty Assembly of God in Liberty, OK. She was preceded in death by her parents Fred & Evelyn (Dunn) Swaim; husband James Flippin; two sons Dewayne Flippin of Pandora, TX and James D. Flippin of Cedarville, AR; three brothers Freddy, Tommy and Jimmy Swaim and one sister Freda Blount.

Funeral services 10AM, Thursday April 11, 2019 at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial at Hall Cemetery in Natural Dam under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

She is survived by two daughters Diana Dean and husband Roger of Liberty and Denise McGrath and husband Mark of Van Buren; one sister Glenda Jones of Liberty; five brothers Charlie Swaim of Van Buren, Robert Swaim of Figure Five, Jerry Swaim of Natural Dam, Jackie Swaim of Van Buren and Earl Swaim of Van Buren; seven grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren.

Family will visit with relatives and friends Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from 5-7 PM at Ocker Funeral Home 700 Jefferson Street Van Buren.

Pallbearers will be Dustin Goss, Earl Swaim, Rodney Dean, Jackie Swaim, Robert Swaim, Jerry Swaim, Charlie Swaim and Mark McGrath.

Honorary pallbearers will be David Flippin, Darrel Franklin, Jeannie Flurry and all other Flippin family members.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Ocker Memorial Chapel
    Address
    700 Jefferson Street
    VAN BUREN, AR 72956
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, April 11th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Thursday, April 11th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Ocker Memorial Chapel
    Address
    700 Jefferson Street
    VAN BUREN, AR 72956
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Brother Tommy Treat
    Co-Celebrant
    Rev. Steve Gray
  • Interment

    Location
    Hall Cemetery
    Address
    NATURAL DAM, AR 72948

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