Betty Jean Hyde Betty passed away peacefully January 20, 2012 at the age of 85 at Silver & Gray Retreats in Torrance. She was born Betty Jean Wright on March 2, 1926 in Dallas, Texas. She moved with her family to Inglewood, CA. in 1952. In 1957 she moved to the Southwood Estates edition of Torrance. In 1977 Betty began a successful career in the real estate profession with Tarbell Realtors. She concluded her real estate career with Century 21 in the late 1980's. Betty was also an accomplished artist during this period of time. Her paintings of landscape and ocean scenes were enjoyed by all who knew her. Betty is survived by her sons Steve Hyde and wife Jerilyn, Dave Hyde and wife Kari, Randy Hyde and wife Cheryl and Chris Hyde. She is also survived by her sister Leona Solley and husband Roger, 7 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, 4 nieces, and 4 nephews. Services will be held at Green Hills Memorial Park Wednesday February 1, 2012.

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  1. Steve, I just got notice of your mom’s passing from Dave Griffin. I would like to send from all of us, our condolences and prayers to you and your family. I enjoyed reading about her journey. Sincerely, Pam

  2. Friends and was neighbors of Chris Hyde and family,and we are very sorry for your lost of your Mother. May the Lord Give you and your family Comfort and peace. Our prayers are with you.

  3. Betty was a dear friend and always the life of the party! Betty loved her children and grandchildren. Her greatest wish was to take care of her childern! I will always have a special place in my heart for Betty!

  4. Was so saddened to read of Betty’s passing. We had spoken about a year ago and had no idea she was ill. She sounded so good on the phone. Sorry our discussed “get together” didn’t materialize. She will be remembered as a great colleague and a friend. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to all remaining family members, particulary to her surving children, Steve, Dave,Randy and Chris. I only had the pleasure of knowing Randy and Chris. Betty and I shared many experiences and laughs together while working as partners in RE at Tarbell. Oh, yeah,I will always remember her!

  5. I read about Betty’s passing. I would like to meet up with Dave if he is in town and share condolences. Ed Caruana 562 7434357

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