Betty Rosetta (Gorman) Knighten, 79, of Foreman, Ark.,


Betty Rosetta (Gorman) Knighten, 79, of Foreman, Ark., joined our Lord and Savior on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at her home. 

She was born January 24, 1940, in Foreman, Ark. She was an avid hunter, fisherwoman and loved the outdoors. She loved to quilt, was a homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother.

Mrs. Knighten was preceded in death by her husband, William A. “Little Bill” Knighten; father, Pete Gorman; mother, Nora A. “Morgan” Gorman; four brothers, James, Charles “Ebb”, Thomas “Bill”, and Ray Gorman; two sisters, Lois Pettigrew Ferguson and Hazel Cleghorn. 

She is survived by four children and their spouses, Debra and James Barnes of Gillham, Ark., Marilyn Knighten of Foreman, Ark., Kay and Mike Johnson of Foreman, Ark., and Willie and Vickie Knighten of Foreman, Ark.;  five grandchildren; seven great-granddaughters; one great-grandson and numerous other relatives and friends.

Visitation was held Friday, March 29, 2019, at Wilkerson Funeral Home in DeQueen, Ark.

Services were held on Saturday, March 30, 2019, in the chapel of Wilkerson Funeral Home in De Queen, Ark., with Joyce Green officiating. 

Burial was under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home of De Queen, Ark., at Gravelly Cemetery.