Elizabeth “Betty” Earley, 77, of Prineville died Feb. 9, 2003.
Visitations are today at the Whispering Pines Funeral Home at Prineville. There will be no service.
Elizabeth was born on June 21, 1925, at Moorehead, Ky., to Van and Flora Holbrook Vaughn. She married Crawford Earley in 1956 at Baker City.
She attended school in Virginia. Upon completing school, she married her first husband and moved to Ohio where she lived until 1956. She moved to Oregon until the early 1970s when she moved to Othello, Wash., and then to Southern California.
In 1985, she moved in with her daughter, Joyce. Elizabeth returned to Ohio in 1999 and then moved back to Prineville in 2001.
She had worked in the laundry and restaurant industries and in potato factories until 1985 when she retired for medical reasons. Her hobbies included crossword puzzles, cross-stitch work, traveling and being with her family.
Survivors include her son, Ronald E. Maxey, and daughter, Joyce C. Bolling of Prineville; brothers, William C. Vaughn of Upper Sandusky, Ohio, and Robert E. Vaughn of Bucyrus, Ohio; and six grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three husbands, two children, three brothers and four sisters.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Salvation Army.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, February 14, 2003
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor