Betty Pauline Guillory Long time resident of Torrance, Betty Guillory, passed away July 17, 2009 at the age of 81. Born in Bakersfield she was a 23 yr. employee of the JC Penny Company Buying Office and retired in 1983 at which time she joined her husband in his business, Bob's Lawn Service, taking care of his office and working by his side for many years. She was a member of Wilmington First Assembly of God Church. She is survived by her beloved husband of 38 years, Robert Guillory, sisters, Georgia Wunderlich and Margaret Rector both of Bakersfield, Mary Shadduck and husband Earl of Delano and Sister in law Faye Thompson of Citrus Heights, as well as numerous nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly. She was preceded in death by a sister Nellie Jones of Oregon and a brother Benjamin Thompson of Citrus Heights. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4 - 8 pm at Rice Mortuary on Torrance Blvd. and a graveside service on Thursday at 11am at Greenlawn Cemetery North in Bakersfield. Please use this website, to send the family messages, share memories, or to obtain directions to the services.

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  1. We are praying that God will give you strength and peace through this time. It’s very hard losing a loved one. You know that you will see Betty again in the promised land where she is happy and waiting. Love Jerry & Rhonda Nagatani

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