May 5, 1924 ~ January 5, 2015
Isabella (Belle) Maria Lara Carrico passed away on January 5, 2015 at the age of 90. Belle was born in Erie, Colorado, on May 5, 1924 to Frank Felix Perea-Lara and Caroline Gregory. She lived in various locations in Colorado, Arizona, Ohio and California. On November 4, 1968, Belle married Warren Thomas (Tom) Carrico in Castle Rock, Colorado and in 1978, they moved to Los Angeles County, California. Belle was preceded in death by three sons, Frank Albert Bettis GrayWolf, Joseph Bettis, and Elmo Henry Bettis Jr. She is survived by her husband, Tom, daughter, Isabella LaVern Bettis Reed and son-in-law, Rufus Thomas Reed, Jr., son Frederick Douglas Sanderson and daughter-in-law, Rita Roberts Sanderson, numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. There will be a memorial for Belle at 1000 AM, January 10, 2015, at the VFW, 4563 131st Street, Hawthorne CA.