Betty Sue Ryals Sunderman age 78 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Thursday, December 20, 2018 in Mena, Arkansas.

Betty was born on June 01, 1940 in Highland, Arkansas to the late William Fleming Ryals and the late Maude L. Fryar Ryals. She was married for 61 years to Henry “H.G.” Sunderman. Betty worked for many years as a law office secretary. She also appreciated arts and crafts of all kinds. Betty enjoyed traveling with family and friends. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, sister-in-law and friend to all who knew her.

Betty is survived by husband: Henry “H.G.” Sunderman of Mena, Arkansas

Son: Wes Sunderman of Knoxville, Tennessee

Sister: Marie Myers of Mena, Arkansas

Sister-in-law: Dorothy Sunderman of Mena, Arkansas

Several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Fleming and Maude Ryals, a daughter, Lisa ReNae Sunderman Kelly, sisters, Beulah Foster and Esther Wilson, brothers-in-law, J.C. Foster, Don Wilson, Edd (Jakie) Myers, Charles Sunderman, Leroy Sunderman, Robert Sunderman, Harold Sunderman, an infant Edwin Sunderman, and a sister-in-law Catherine Miller.

Funeral service will be Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in Beasley Wood Chapel with Reverend Ann Ferris officiating. Interment will follow in the White Oak cemetery under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Family and friend’s visitation will be Friday, December 21, 2018 at 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood.

Pallbearers will be Stokes Herod, Michael Cate, David Head, Bo Collins, Edd Myers, and Chris Head.
12-20-18 5:04 p.m. 


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