Waymon A. Betterton, 92, of Alma died June 20, 2018, in Fort Smith. He was born Sept. 10, 1925, in Alma. He was retired from the Arkansas Employment Security Division and a World War II Army veteran. He was a member of the Fine Springs Masonic Lodge and the Mountain View United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Joan; stepdaughter, Joyce Essman of Fort Smith; and a brother, Bob Betterton of Alma.

Funeral was June 26 at Edwards Funeral Home in Fort Smith with burial at U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, Cleft Palate Team, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.