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Bettie Belle Cazort Vaughan Emery Stover

Bettie Belle Cazort Vaughan Emery Stover

Bettie Belle Cazort Vaughan Emery Stover of Little Rock, formerly of Wynne, AR, died Thursday, March 24, 2011, at the age of 92. She was born on November 10, 1918, in Lamar, AR to Rachel Cora Cline and William Lee Cazort. Mrs. Stover was preceded in death by her parents, husbands Robert M. Vaughan and George Emery, sister Cornelia Phillips, brothers Ronald and Lee Cazort.

She is survived by her husband Andrew Smokey Stover; her children Bettie Niswanger, Roberta Cerwinski (John), R. Malone Vaughan (Carol); her loving grandchildren, John Malone, Robert (Shu-Min) and James (Thurka) Cerwinski, Stephen Barry Niswanger (Lila), Susan Malone Walsh, Dr. Nicholas Vaughan and Alex Vaughan; great grandchildren; Anna Marie Annie, Jesse, and Stephanie Niswanger, Olivia Walsh, and Lucas, Lea and Gyan Cerwinski.

Mrs. Stover was a member of the PEO, the Daughters of the American Revolution and St. James United Methodist Church. She was an insurance agent with Metropolitan Life for several years; chairman for the Cross County campaign of Winthrop Rockefeller for Governor. She retired from the Arkansas Legislative Council in 1983, after 20 years of service. Bettie loved to read and was a wonderful cook.

Our mother was loved by all who knew her especially her husband, her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. We will miss here dearly with all our hearts.

A visitation will be held Sunday March 27, 2011 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Ruebel Funeral Home. A service will be held on Monday, March 28, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Ruebel Funeral Home, 6313 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR. Burial will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Little Rock.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. James United Methodist Church, 321 Pleasant Valley Dr., Little Rock AR 72205 or to a charity of your choice. Arrangements are under the direction of Ruebel Funeral Home, guests may sign the online guestbook at

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"I am so deeply sorry for your loss. Bettie was such a beautiful woman and I know she will be greatly missed.

I am keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. If there is anything I can do, please do not hesitate to call.

With sympathy,

Niswanger Law Firm"

Whitney Lunt | Little Rock, AR |

We send our love and deepest sympathy!

Aunt Bettie's legacy is clearly represented in the thousands of individuals she touched during her remarkable life and through her children and their families.

She was an incredible woman whose contributions to the State of Arkansas should be heralded by all of us!

Our prayers are with Bettie Jr., Roberta, and Malone and their families!

With our deepest sympathy and love,

Bill, Marcia, and Hank Overby"

William "Little Bill" H. Overby III | Fayetteville, AR |

"Bettie and Roberta, I am thinking of you and your families. Your mother was such a beautiful and gracious lady. I always adored her. Love, G "
Garlanda Melton | Houston, TX |


With all the style and grace that you have not only possessed but taught have moved on to another life that will be more blissful than the one that you shared here on earth with us. I will miss you and I will remember you and honor all of your requests. Peace to you"

Nicholas Vaughan | Austin, TX |

"The Troillett Family extends our deepest sympathy."
raymond and Mary Jean Troillett | Little Rock, Ark. |

My thoughts are with you and your extended family.
May God bring you comfort.
God bless,

Alissa Phillips Turner | Benton, AR |

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