Betty Lawson Erlandsen

July 30, 1944 - October 26, 2018


Betty Erlandsen, age 74, of Mena, Arkansas died Friday, October 26, 2018 at her home after a long illness. She was born on Sunday, July 30, 1944 to Venable and Flemming Thaxton in South Boston, Virginia. 

Betty met her husband, Roy, while they were attending Elon College. After college, she worked for over 25 years at Phillip Van Heiden as an accounting supervisor. Betty was a loving mother, grandmother, and a great friend and will be missed by all who knew her. 

She is preceded in death by her parents.

Betty is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Roy Leslie Erlandsen; one son and daughter in law, Roy Leslie III and Joy Perkins Erlandsen; two daughters, Cynthia Erlandsen Cloud, and Carol Erlandsen Cianfrone and husband Marc; nine grandchildren, Melissa Cloud, Christopher Cloud, Casey Cloud, Matthew Cianfrone, Eric Cianfrone, Sarah Cianfrone, Daniel Cianfrone, Lucy Erlandsen, and Emily Erlandsen; and a host of other relatives and friends.

No services are planned at this time. Cremation services are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas. 

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10-29-18 9:23 a.m. 

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