Karen Flellow runs a Victorian tea room, Betty was a customer she knew well. She was a member of walking groups and used to visit her shop and sit beside the window with friends.
Mrs Flellow has suffered nightmares since the loss of her friend.
A 48-year-old man has been found guilty for the murders of retired teacher Betty Yates from Worcestershire and Reverend John Suddards.
Jurors in the trial of Stephen Farrow, accused of the murders of a vicar and retired teacher, have been sent out to begin deliberations.
The man on trial for the murders of retired teacher Betty Yates in Worcestershire refused to move from his cell to go to court today.