The Duncan Banner


November 27, 2013

Billie Marie Bean

March 7, 1924 — Nov. 22, 2013

DUNCAN — In loving memory of Billie Marie Bean, 89, of Bella Vista, Ark. passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at Highlands Health Care in Bella Vista, Ark.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25 at the Bella Vista Funeral Home Chapel, 2258 Forest Hills Blvd., Bella Vista, Ark. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26 at the Duncan Cemetery.

She was born March 7, 1924, in Duncan, the daughter of Lawner L. Gatlin and Leona Sledge Gatlin. She moved to Bella Vista, Ark. from Guymon in 2004. She was a member of Bella Vista Christian Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sisters Gaye Reagan, and Erlene Knox.

Billie is survived by her daughters Becky Baggerly and her husband Steve of Guymon and  Barbara “Cissy” Seba and her husband Don of Bella Vista, Ark.; four grandchildren Shana Fields and her husband Ronnie, Stacy Roseberry and her husband Jed, Bryan Seba and his wife Beckie, Megan Coger and her husband John; six great-grandchildren Max Fields, Haley  and Evan Roseberry, Boston and Britan Seba, and Rowan Coger.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Village House, P.O. Box 3027, Bella Vista, AR 72715, or the Oklahoma Panhandle Partners, P.O. Box 418, Guymon, OK 73942.

Arrangements are by the Bella Vista Funeral Home & Crematory, 2258 Forest Hills Blvd, Bella Vista, Ark.

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