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Reagan Cemetery
Sunday November 29th, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Reagan Cemetery
Sunday November 29th, 2020

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Bette Jeanne Reagan

Bette Jeanne Reagan, age 88, of Sylva, passed away November 25, 2020. A native of Whittier, Bette Jeanne taught seventh and eighth grade in North Carolina State Schools for over 30 years, during which time she was an accomplished artist and also ran her own business. Bette Jeanne was a dedicated animal lover and a member of First United Church of Sylva.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Haynes Reagan and Bessie Martin Reagan, and one sister, Myrtha Ann Wilson. She is survived by her brother-in-law, Richard O. Wilson, Jr., of Sylva; two nephews, Haynes Christopher Wilson, of Cullowhee, and Richard Eric (wife, Wendy Michelle) Wilson, of Loganville, GA; two great nieces, Mary Reagan Wilson, of Loganville, GA, and Elizabeth Ann Hurbst of Hobart, OK; great nephew, Samuel Christopher Wilson, of Cullowhee; many cousins and extended family. 

Graveside funeral services will be held Sunday, November 29, 3:00 PM at Reagan Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday 2-3 PM at the graveside prior to the service.  In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Bette Jeanne's name to ARF aka Jackson County Humane Society, PO Box 298, Sylva, NC 28779. Appalachian Funeral Services and Crematorium in charge of arrangements.

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You will be missed. The strength you showed and determination throughout your life was an inspiration to everyone that had the pleasure to know you. Tammy Brown

Tammy Nations Brown Nov 28 2020 12:00 AM

I will miss Betty Jean at Morning Star. She was a kind sweet person. Kathy Wilson

Kathy Wilson Nov 28 2020 12:00 AM

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