BETTY LOU (ELLER) (GEORGE) DOYLE

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  • "Claire H. Doyle, I'm so sorry for your loss. You were just..."
    - Karol Edgerly /Alexander/ Vasquez
  • "I was so blessed to have known Betty for so many years. We..."
    - Connie Lowe
  • "Know that you are loved And missed."
    - Jennie Bristol
  • "Dear family and Betty, so blessed to know and love her.She..."
    - Tracy Tucker Johnson
  • "Clair, We were out of town when we received your message...."
    - Darci Mitcham
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BETTY LOU (GEORGE) (ELLER) DOYLE BETTY LOU (GEORGE) (ELLER) DOYLE, 85, Kennewick, WA passed away peacefully at her home. She was born May 2, 1931 in Seattle, WA to Frank Malvin and Rose Smith. She was a telephone operator when she graduated from Pasco High in 1950. She married James Leo Eller. They had 3 children; James M. Eller, Gary L. Eller, Cheryl L. (Eller) Alexander. She gave birth to her beloved son, Clair H. Doyle in 1972. She was a well known waitress for 60 years in the Tri-Cities and in Yakima, WA. She worked at the Country Club Restaurant in Kennewick, at the Pasco Elks Club, various other restaurants, and retired after working at Cedars Pier One in Kennewick for 30+ years. She later worked as a clown, in which she made her outfits for children's events, babysat and was a caregiver. She was a resident in the Tri-Cities for 70+ years. She was a member and worshiped at The Living Room Community Church for many years. She was well known for her laugh; enjoyed life, socializing, crafts, bowling and loved to scour yard sales and 2nd hand stores. She was a member of TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly) for 50+ years until her graduation. She then became a member of KOPS (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) until her passing. She is survived by her brother Ralph George in Yakima, her son Gary L. Eller in Kennewick, her son Clair H. Doyle in West Richland, and several nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother Rose (Smith) George, her father Frank Malvin, her step-father for most of her life Ralph George, her sister Ruth (George) Green, her partner for many years Bill Doyle, grandson Richard A. Eller, her son James M. Eller, and her daughter Cheryl L. (Eller) Alexander. Her Celebration of Life, followed by refreshments, will be at 11:00am, April 29, 2017 at The Living Room Community Church, 1409 S Garfield, Kennewick, WA. The family invites yo to sign their online Guestbook www.columbiamemorial chapel.com
Published in Tri-City Herald on Apr. 12, 2017