In memory of
Betty Joy Garborg
In memory of
Betty Joy Garborg
BETTY JOY GARBORG February 23, 1931 ˜ March 29, 2021 Betty Joy Lawson was born Feb. 23, 1931, in Hartman, CO, to Harry and Goldie Lawson. The family later moved to Vancouver, WA, where Harry worked at Alcoa Aluminum. Betty attended Clark Community College and Central Washington College of education. She taught kindergarten at Hockinson Elementary for most of her career. In 1963 she married Roy Garborg. He proceeded her in death in 2005. Betty enjoyed many crafts, including sewing, quilting, knitting, crocheting, embroidery and painting. She was also an avid reader. Betty and Roy were long time members of Brush Prairie Baptist church. After Roy’s death she lived several years at Angelbrook Senior Living and Alpine Hill Adult Family Home. She was always treated with special care by her caregivers who loved her sunny disposition and her radiant smile. Betty passed away Monday, March 29, 2021, at age 90, at Alpine Hill AFH with family by her side. She is survived by her brother, Robert Lawson Sr.; and nephews, Robert Lawson Jr. and David Lawson. A graveside service will be held Monday, April 12 at 2 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Please share a memory @ www.columbian.com/obits
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In memory of
Betty Joy Garborg
BETTY JOY GARBORG February 23, 1931 ˜ March 29, 2021 Betty Joy Lawson was born Feb. 23, 1931, in Hartman, CO, to Harry and Goldie Lawson. The family later moved to Vancouver, WA, where Harry worked at Alcoa Aluminum. Betty attended Clark Community College and Central Washington College of education. She taught kindergarten at Hockinson Elementary for most of her career. In 1963 she married Roy Garborg. He proceeded her in death in 2005. Betty enjoyed many crafts, including sewing, quilting, knitting, crocheting, embroidery and painting. She was also an avid reader. Betty and Roy were long time members of Brush Prairie Baptist church. After Roy’s death she lived several years at Angelbrook Senior Living and Alpine Hill Adult Family Home. She was always treated with special care by her caregivers who loved her sunny disposition and her radiant smile. Betty passed away Monday, March 29, 2021, at age 90, at Alpine Hill AFH with family by her side. She is survived by her brother, Robert Lawson Sr.; and nephews, Robert Lawson Jr. and David Lawson. A graveside service will be held Monday, April 12 at 2 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Please share a memory @ www.columbian.com/obits
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