Graveside services for Betty Lou Layes, 71, of Strathmore were held yesterday, July 13 at Hillcrest Memorial Park. She died on July 8 in Strathmore.

She was born to William and Anna Harrison on Jan. 18, 1933 in Porterville. She was a graduate of Strathmore High School. she was a member of the New Hope Christian Fellowship. She enjoyed crocheting, reading scripture and chasing her grandkids. She was preceded in death by her son, Mike Layes; parents, William and Anna Harrison; and two brothers, Bob and Gary Harrison. She is survived by a son, Jim Layes of San Bernardino; a daughter, Kathy Woods of Lindsay; two brothers, Jerry Harrison of Porterville and Don Harrison of Strathmore; two sisters, Joann Roberts of Strathmore and Shirley Helve of Porterville; five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Online condolences may be made at Memorial contributions may be made to the New Hope Christian Fellowship, 1163 W. Linda Ave., Porterville, CA 93257. Arrangements were under the direction of Myers Funeral Service.

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