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Betty Fran (Barnett) Adams

March 23, 1945 ~ January 2, 2021 (age 75)

Betty Fran Barnett Adams, 75, of Crossett, passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2021, at her home.  She was born on March 23, 1945, to her parents, Carroll and Evelyn Gardner Barnett, and was a lifelong resident of Crossett, Arkansas, and member of Magnolia Baptist Church.

In 1963, she graduated from Crossett High School and later received a diploma from the Votech School of Business.

Betty was a gifted musician who played both the piano and the accordion.  Before her illness, she also enjoyed caring for her rose bushes, sewing, and cooking for her family.

She delighted in visiting with her friends but especially loved and cherished visits from her grandchildren.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Larry Adams, one daughter, Sandra Lynn Black, and one sister, Carolyn Brown.

She is survived by two daughters, Linda Sims and husband, Jay, of Crossett, and Dana Hurst and husband, Keith, of Fayetteville, AR; two sisters, Sylvia Martin and husband, Bobby, of Hamburg, and Mary Alice McMahan and husband, Frank, of Crossett; and four grandchildren, Hailey Outlaw and husband, Josh, of Monroe, LA, Hannah Hurst and Pvt. William Hurst, both of Fayetteville, AR, and Lane Furgerson of Crossett.

The family would like to also recognize Mr. Thomas Glen Childers for the care and friendship he provided for Ms. Betty.  Thank you, and may God bless you.

A Private Graveside Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 4, at Carter Cemetery with Bro. Lyle Hern officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hope at Home in Betty’s honor.

Medders Funeral Home is complying with the CDC, the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines, and the Arkansas Governor’s mandates.  We ask all attendees to practice social distancing and refrain from any form of physical contact to minimize risks associated with COVID-19.

Those that are considered high risk, running fever, or have been recently exposed to someone positive with COVID-19 are encouraged to stay home to protect themselves and others.

A downloadable service program will be available at the bottom of this page on the day of the service.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Hope at Home
PO Box 1001, Crossett AR 71635



 Service Information

Private Graveside Service

Carter Cemetery
Hwy 52
Hamburg, AR 71635


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