Former Tehachapi resident Betty Stokoe died early in the morning of Feb. 23 in Arizona.
She and her husband Bill were active members of the community for more than 30 years. After Bill's death in 1999, Betty moved to Tucson, Ariz., to be closer to her only child, Lynda and her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bob and Fay Elliott, her husband Bill and a granddaughter, Kelli Bailey Bonn.
Survivors include her daughter Lynda Bailey, son-in-law Dan Bailey, grandsons Sean and Ryan Bailey, and granddaughter Cami Bailey Castle.
A memorial of her life will be held on Friday, March 1, at Bring's Funeral Home in Tucson. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite animal charity in Betty's name.