4/12/1946 – 6/30/2021
El Dorado, Kansas
Betty Lou Easley (Higgins) passed peacefully on June 30, 2021 in Eldorado, Ks. Betty was born April 12, 1946 in Earle, Arkansas. She was the youngest child of William and Pauline Easley. Betty married James F. Higgins on February 29, 1964 in Lawrence, Ks. She is survived by her four children, Amy L. Higgins of Rome, Ga., Gail R. Shepherd ( Brian) of El Dorado, Ks., Lonnie J. Higgins (Sonya) of Olathe, Ks, and Lorrie J. Butell of Lawrence, Ks. Her grandchildren, Adam Shepherd, Derrick and Chandler Higgins, and Austin and Aaron Butell also survive her.
She was preceded in death by James F. Higgins and son in law David G. Butell. The family has planned a private memorial and internment for a later date.
Note: We are offering Lawrence and Douglas County community members space to publish remembrances of loved ones who lived in this community, free of charge. These pieces are submitted by family and friends of the deceased and not written by our staff.
We are glad to be able to offer this service free to community members in mourning. We believe the last thing our neighbors need in those difficult moments is another financial matter to worry about. Please consider a paid subscription to the Times to help us continue providing this service and news access for all.
To submit an obituary to The Lawrence Times, please fill out the form at this link. We’re sorry, but we cannot accept obituary submissions via email or other means.
If you are interested in sponsoring obituaries on our site through advertising, please email us at ads (at) lawrencekstimes (dot) com.
Read other obituaries here.