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Billie Katherine (Flynn) Bottoms

March 17, 1932 — September 19, 2023


Billie Katherine Bottoms, 91, of Waldron, Arkansas passed from this life on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 in Waldron, Arkansas surrounded by her loving children. Billie was born March 17, 1932 to Jack and Josie (Coleman) Flynn in Waldron, Arkansas.

Billie was married to the love of her life, George "Bud" Lee Bottoms for 50 marvelous years before Bud went on to Heaven to wait for her. Together they raised three amazing children and played a huge role in their lives. Billie enjoyed gardening, sewing and cooking. She was a nurturer at heart and wonderful at all the things she did. She loved to be on the water skiing at Lake Ouachita and was still skiing in her later years. Billie was a kind and caring person who enjoyed spending time with her family. The memories made with her loved ones will forever be treasured.

Billie leaves behind to cherish her memory her three children: Linda Cole of Greenwood, Arkansas; Jerry Bottoms of Waldron, Arkansas; David Bottoms and Lisa of Cave Springs, Arkansas. Grandma will forever remain in the hearts of her five grandchildren: Steven Cole and Dana of Fort Smith, Arkansas; Lance Cole and Tara of Rogers, Arkansas; Brent Cole and Tifanie of Van Buren, Arkansas; Donna Dyer and Doug of Fort Smith, Arkansas; and Travis Bottoms of Cave Springs, Arkansas. Billie will be missed by her thirteen great-grandchildren: Weston, Sara, Ethan, Maleah, Kenly, Keller, Carter, Owen, Easton, Jake, Luke, Tristan and Atticus.

Billie was preceded in death by her husband George "Bud" Bottoms, her parents Jack and Josie Flynn, two grandchildren: Aaron Bottoms and Lisa Bottoms. She is also preceded by her brother and three sisters: Clayborn Flynn, Nada Maxwell, Thelma Playford and Bernice Goddard.

Billie's life celebration will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 23, 2023 at the Bush Community Cemetery in Waldron, Arkansas with Rev. Bracken Sheldon officiating. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

Billie's pallbearers will be her great-grandsons.

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Graveside Service

Saturday, September 23, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Bush Community Cemetery

County Road 12, AR 72958

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