Elizabeth was born April 16, 1911 in Grouse Creek, Utah a daughter of Willie and Emily Emma Paskett Shaw. She married Louis Jaskela and they had the following children: Betty Lou, Elizabeth, Wanda Lee, Louis Charles and Farris Bert. She then married Joseph Alexander and they had no children. Later she married Elmo Herman Hunter and they had the following children: Alma, Elma Ada, Twin boys (stillborn), and Billie Jean known as Bessie.
She died May 5, 1941 in Tonophah, Nevada due to complications of childbirth and is buried in the Grouse Creek Cemetery.