Betty Flo Elder, age 84, of Carlisle passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019. She was born to Carol and Mary “Tince” (Boals) Young on May 10, 1934, in the Wattensaw community. She was raised and lived her entire life in the Carlisle area where she met her husband Lloyd “Chot” Elder and raised a family.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents and husband. She is survived by three sisters, Barbara (Dub) Hamric of Hazen, Sandra Young of Carlisle, and Sherry Barbee (Kent) of Texas; four children, Patricia McCallie of Carlisle, Carolyn Elder of Stuttgart, Linda Waddell (Kim) of Carlisle and Bobby Elder of Little Rock; five grandchildren, Steven McCallie of Carlisle, Crystal Callihan (Doug) of Carlisle, Wendy Greenwalt (Jared) of Carlisle, Kimberly Schalchlin of Carlisle, and Brandon Waddell (Beth) of Lonoke; numerous nieces and nephews and delighted to have eight great-grandchildren.
There will be a private family burial at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, February 18, 2019 at the Carlisle Cemetery followed by a visitation from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. at the First United Methodist Church in Carlisle prior to the service at 2:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lonoke Exceptional School or the Lonoke County Council of Aging.