Bessie Margaret Dalrymple Runyan
Bessie Margaret Dalrymple Runyan, 89, of Gravette, died on May 11, 2023, after a year-and-a-half battle with cancer.
She was born in Gravette on August 9, 1933, to Floyd Dalrymple and Margaret Oleta Dalrymple (Anderson).
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Denise Johnson.
She is survived by Don, her husband of 72 years and nine months; daughters, Donna Kay of Albuquerque, N.M., Karen (John) Kidney of Vermillion, S.D., and Sandy (Mark) Tillwick of Omaha, NE; son-in-law, Keith Johnson of Merriam, Kan.; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 16, at the Bella Vista Funeral Home, 2258 Forest Hills Blvd., Bella Vista. Pastor Jack Deaton will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bessie's memory to Circle of Life Hospice, 1201 NE Legacy Parkway, Bentonville, AR 72712, or Billy V. Hall Senior Activity Center, P.O. Box 1648, Gravette, AR 72736.
Arrangements are by Bella Vista Funeral Home and Crematory. Online condolences may be made at www.funeralmation.com.