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Bettie Chronister

Thursday, October 14, 2004

LAKE CITY, Ark. -- Bettie L. Chronister, 77, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Oct. 13, 2004, at St. Bernards Hospital in Jonesboro.

Born May 17, 1927, in Sikeston, to the late Henry and Fannie Roush Bolden, she worked for over 20 years for the American Electric Co. in Jonesboro. She was also a member of the First United Methodist Church in Jonesboro and a former member of the Junior Auxiliary at St. Bernards Hospital.

On May 12, 1946, she married Howard Chronister, who preceded her in death on Oct. 11, 1963.

Four brothers and one sister also preceded her in death.

Survivors include: two sons, Michael B. Chronister of Paragould and Matthew Chronister of Riverside, Calif.; one daughter, Melissa Langston of Madison, Miss.; and six grandchildren, Hudson Chronister of Jonesboro, Neal Chronister and Katya Chronister of Paragould, Garry Owen Langston and Ashley Langston of Madison and Candace Chronister of Jonesboro.

Graveside services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Garden of Memories Cemetery with the Rev. Michael Sutton, pastor of Griffin Memorial Methodist Church in Paragould, officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to

First United Methodist Church 801 S. Main St.

Jonesboro, AR 72401