Betty Lou Byley, 84, of Orange, passed away Aug. 29, at Mid-Jefferson Hospital in Nederland.

Friends are invited to join the family for a graveside service at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, Sep. 2, at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park. Officiating will be Father Joseph P. Daleo of St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange.

There will be no visitation.

Born in Zwolle, La., Sept. 14, 1929, she was the daughter of Marion Chester Self and Selma (Currie) Self. Betty loved cooking, baking, and spending time with family and friends. She was a manager at Montgomery Ward’s in Orange

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Marcine Byley. She is survived by her son, John Byley and wife, Cheryl of Orange.

Honorary pallbearers are Paul Smith, Tracy Stringer, Mark Self, Wayne Byley, Roy Duke, Jimmy Henry, and Clay Adams.

For those who wish, memorials may be directed to the Humane Society of Southeast Texas, PO Box 1629, Beaumont, Texas  77704-1629, or to