Betty Jean Rasberry

April 6, 1942 ~ April 5, 2019 (age 76)


Betty Jean Rasberry, 77, of Benton, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 5, 2019 with her family surrounding her. Betty was born April 6, 1942 to the late William and Virginia (Neighbors) Hines in Bauxite, Arkansas.
Betty loved the Lord and was a member of Johnson Street Church of Christ. She enjoyed spending time with her family, loved all flowers (especially yellow roses), fishing, and in her later years, doing puzzle books. Earlier in her marriage to her husband Rex, who was a police officer, Betty would dress up as Clarence the clown (named after her father) and together they would do various teaching of safety for kids and schools.
Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Rex Rasberry; and one sister, Barbara Johnson. She is survived by her four kids; Patty Gaylor and husband Corky of Bauxite, Timmie Rasberry of Riverview, FL, Karen Hughes and husband Gary of Benton and April Watts and husband Danny also of Benton; eleven grandchildren: Alex Howard, Amber Harring, Megan Williams, Dwayne Lytle, Kendra Lytle, Nathanial Lytle, Thomas Hughes, Tyler Watts, Jacob Watts and Zachary Watts; seven great-grandchildren; and a host of other family members and friends who will cherish her forever.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 9th, from 6:00-8:00 PM at Smith-Benton Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 10th at 1:00 PM at Smith-Benton Funeral Home, with burial directly following at Smith-Rosemont Cemetery.
Services entrusted to Smith-Benton Funeral Home. Guests may register at


APR 9. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)

Smith - Benton Funeral Home
322 N. Market St.
Benton, AR, 72015

Funeral Service

APR 10. 1:00 PM (CDT)

Smith - Benton Funeral Home
322 N. Market St.
Benton, AR, 72015

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