June 17, 2014
Betty Joe (Craft) Lasley was born July 12, 1932, in Cody, Ky. She had three brothers, two sisters and three half-sisters.
Betty received her teaching certificate from a small trade college in Kentucky and taught in a one-room schoolhouse until entering the army, as a WAC, during the Korean War. She was stationed at Fort Lawton, in Seattle, where she met E. Earl Lasley. They were married in 1952 and remained together until Earl’s death in 1988.