Betty DeSotell was born in Monroe, La., Sept. 25, 1936. She died March 1, 2003, at Whidbey General Hospital after a brief illness. She had lived in Oak Harbor for the last 15 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie H. and Era E. Bedgood, and three siblings. She is survived by her brother and sister, Charles Bedgood and Johnnie L. Robison, both of West Monroe, La.; daughter and son-in-law Cindy and Mike Henry of Anacortes; daughter and partner, Ramona Weatherford and Julie Spence of Flower Mound, Texas; son and daughter-in-law Richard and Sabine Weatherford of Oak Harbor; daughter and son-in-law Kimberly and David Baxley of Oak Harbor; grandchildren Brandy, Mindy, Christopher, Stephen, Kimberly and Matthew; and great-grandchildren Lexi, Katie and Mason. Numerous other relatives and close friends also survive.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, at Oak Harbor Elks Lodge.