October 9, 1928 - May 22, 2020
Service: Monday, June 15, 2020 11 AM Thompson’s Harveson and Cole, 4350 River Oaks Blvd.
Memorials: Please send donations to the James L. West Center, 1111 Summit Ave. Fort Worth, TX 76102
Betty Marie Durig Dryer, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, went to heaven on Friday May 22, 2020 in the early morning hours. She was taken from this life by the terrible disease, Alzheimers.
Betty was born on October 9, 1928 in Washington County (Beaverton), Oregon to William and Edna Durig Betty grew up in North Plains, attended Tualatin Valley School, a one room school through the eighth grade. She attended Beaverton High School followed by two years at Oregon State University. At OSU, she met Frederick Jay Dryer and married him on November 24, 1950.
Betty and Jay had three girls, Janeen, Leanne and Linda. They moved many times during their life time and finally settled in Richardson, Texas. Betty was an amazing seamstress, quilter and embroiderer. She volunteered at many school libraries which turned into a job. She also loved to sing in the church choir and was an active member of the Richardson Womens Club. Betty was also a Camp Fire Girl leader for many years.
Betty was preceded in death by Jay, her husband of 65 years, and her two brothers.
She is survived by her children Janeen Farmer, Leanne and Jack Huff, and Linda and Kevin Ford. She had seven grandchildren and their spouses: Blake and Jillian Farmer, Keith and Brittany Farmer, Grant and Alison Huff, Adrianne and Bowie Holland, Victoria Ford, Allison Ford and Matthew Ford. She also has two great grandchildren, Colin and Felicity Farmer. She is also survived by her sister Dr. June Durig Wright and her many family members.