Obituary of Betty Joyce Friston
Betty Joyce Friston passed away peacefully
on May 3, 2023, after a short battle with cancer.
She was 80 years old. Betty was born in Mesa,
Arizona to William and Bertie Holliday. She grew
up in Modesto, CA and moved to Stockton in the
early 1960’s. She worked at Bank of America and
retired from San Joaquin County Human Services.
Betty loved the coast and could out fish everyone in
the boat. In 2000, she became a resident of Lodi,
CA. For the past 10 years, Betty was a faithful mem-
ber of the Christian Life Center. She was dedicated
to the Lord and loved being a church greeter,
welcoming those who entered the church in search of a closer relation-ship with God.
She leaves behind her loving and loyal husband
of 44-years, David Friston of Lodi, CA. Betty had two
children, her daughter, Rhonda Lobosco (Jimmie)
and son, Mark Irons. She had two stepdaughters,
Phyllis Friston and Laura Van Dyke. She loved her
grandchildren, Bill Irons, Erika Irons, Jackson
Temple, Joshua Irons and Blake Van Dyke. She was
also Great-Grandma to Morgan Eichler, Gracie
Pell, Alexander Irons and Paisley Irons. She will be
missed by her fur baby, Abbie. She has one sister,
Carolyn. She is preceded in death by her parents,
her brother, and her sweet kitty Boots.
Her funeral service will be held Saturday, May
20th, at Lodi Funeral Home at 1:00pm. The fam-
ily requests donations be made in her name to St.
Jude’s Children’s Hospital or The Disabled American