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Betty Epperson

 

March 24, 2021

March 9, 1937 - March 13, 2021

Betty June Epperson, 84, of Sweet Home died March 13, 2021.

She was born March 9, 1937 in Vinita, Okla., to Stephen S. and Kathrine L. (Collins) Hamm.

She grew up in and around Vinita before moving to Oregon after marrying James A. Epperson Sr. on Aug. 4, 1953.

On March 20, 1955, she moved to Sweet Home.

Mrs. Epperson was a dedicated housewife, mother and grandmother.

She enjoyed sewing, knitting, baking, gardening, piano and dice.

She is survived by her husband, James A. Epperson Sr. of Sweet Home; son James A. Epperson Jr. of Mesa, Ariz.; daughter Betty Joann Lovato of Sweet Home; four sisters, Janice, Shirley, Judy and Wilma; 10 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Epperson was preceded in death by her sons, Stephen E. Epperson in 2017, and Michael J. Epperson in 2019; sister Mary Jane Clark in 2019; and granddaughter Linda Epperson in 2019.

Viewing will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 25, at Sweet Home Evangelical Church.

A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m.

Final burial will be at Gilliland Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made in Mrs. Epperson's name to Sweet Home Evangelical Church.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.

 
 

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