Betty Jane Goodrich died Oct. 15, 2015 at the age of 88. She was born May 11, 1927 in Minneapolis, Minn., to Wade and Jennie Norton.
A Mountain Area resident for 25 years, Mrs. Goodrich retired to Oakhurst from Camarillo State Hospital, where she played piano and organ for worship services. She was a licensed vocational nurse, and taught piano. She also assisted in several mountain churches, most recently at Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by her husband, Robert, of Oakhurst; three children, Philip and spouse Danalee, Kenton and spouse Carol, and Beth Ray and spouse Randy; six grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be held 2 p.m., Oct. 25, at Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to the American Cancer Society, or Wounded Warriors.