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Betty Jean Johnson
  • September 25, 1946
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  • April 10, 2011

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Betty Jean Johnson, 64 of Orange City, passed away Sunday, April 10, 2011.  She was born on September 25, 1946 in Ashland, Kentucky to the late Ed and Charlene Joseph.  Betty enjoyed painting, bowling and working as a manager where she always served everyone with a smile.  She also enjoyed interior decorating and previously owned her own ceramic shop, and tanning business.  Her family will remember her most for her love of family, warm caring smile and loyal dedicated service to others.    Betty was preceded in death by her loving husband, Elmer and son, Bobby.  She leaves to cherish her memory  son, Edward  (Karen) Eugene Roberts Jr.; daughter, Lynette (Jeffrey) Kay Pennington; grandchildren, Jonathan, Brett, Megan; two sisters, Kathy (Edward) Barker, Jeanette (Jim)Tipton; one brother, Edward (Wendi)Joseph and her loving dog Curlygirl.    Memorial donations may be made in Betty’s name to Hospice of Volusia 3800 Woodbriar Trail Port Orange 32119  A Memorial Service will be held in her honor at Hospice of Volusia Flagler, 1625 Veterans Memorial Parkway, Orange City on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 6:30pm. 

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  1. 20 Apr 2011
    Sandi Sansbury says:
    Betty was so good to everyone. She was a blessing to my mom, who loved her very much. She took such good care of Elmer, and he cherished her very much. When Elmer, my brother, was so sick, she took such great care of him. I feel very blessed to have known her and there will always be funny stories to tell about her. She gave me one of her oil paintings which I have in my dining room, where I see and think of her often - RIP Betty, you are loved and you will be missed always.

  2. 19 Apr 2011
    Mike Thomas says:
    Always enjoyed Betty,she will be missed. A very good person.

  3. 19 Apr 2011
    Sue Thomas says:
    I am so sorry for your loss, Betty was a very special person. She will be greatly missed. She was so great taking care of my brother during his illness. We will miss her.

  4. 18 Apr 2011
    Mark & Kirstin Thomas says:
    Our condolences to the family. Betty and Elmer are both missed.

  5. 18 Apr 2011
    Barbara A Day says:
    Betty, You don't know how much I miss you,We have had somegreat times together.People that didn't really know you as I did. They will be the ones that will never get a chance to enjoy your presents.You where a great manager & tried to be fair,& help everyone. You & Elmer are missed atOrange City Park and won't be forgotten,what you did & how you ran it & took care of the park. Charlene,Bobbie,& all your friends that has passed will be there with open arms, you meet with our Lord then with them. No more suffering like the last 2 yrs. God Be With You Rest In Peace, cause you where one tough lady on this earth Barb

  6. 18 Apr 2011
    Cheryl Johnson Altman ,Blake, Shawn Travis Cannon and Kaylee says:
    Eddie and Lynette
    You had the most wonderful mom in the world loving and caring. She would always make me smile and feel so special. She was the only mamaw that my kids knew they love her dearly. I thank her for loving and taking care of my daddy. Betty we love you with all our hearts and you will truly be missed.

  7. 18 Apr 2011
    Billy and Dona Johnson says:
    Betty was a very special and talented lady. Her smile could light up a room! She is with Elmer and Bobby now, but she will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

  8. 17 Apr 2011
    My dear "sister" says:
    its extremely hard for me to accept the fact that you are gone,i wish that we lived closer to each because your visits were always over too fast.You always worried about my health instead of your own,I miss you so much; your talents were unbelievable i never knew anyone to accomplish so much on their own,I will join you, Mom and bobby when GOD is ready for me. Until then my dear 'SISTER' I close my eyes and see your beautiful face. Your little sister cat

  9. 16 Apr 2011
    Jeanette Tipton says:
    Remembering our last month together Feb.-Mar. 2011. Yard sales, flea markets, shopping ,eating out, bingo and bowling! Also taking Curly Girl for ice cream. We had so much fun, just being together. I have so many good memories to carry with me. Thank you for being such a special sister to me. Love you and miss you. Jeanette.

  10. 16 Apr 2011
    Pam Johnson LaMond says:
    Eddie and Lynette,
    You had the most caring and loving Mom of anyone I know! She always put every one else first! She made me feel special and loved! I thank her with all my heart for taking such good care of my Dad not just when he was sick but always! I love and will miss you Betty with all my heart!

  11. 16 Apr 2011
    Barry says:
    Betty was my mother-n-law for 15 years and there are many men that only wish they had a mother-n-law like her. I am gonna miss you so much Betty!

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  42. 15 Apr 2011
    Fran says:
    My sincerest condolences to the family. I knew Betty from Orange City Mobile Home Park and we got to talk from time to time. I hope these words will be of some comfort at this difficult time.

    "Those we love don't go away,
    They walk beside us every day,
    Unseen, unheard, but always near,
    Still loved, still missed and very dear."

    Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy laden, and I will give you rest. ~Matthew 11:28

    May you be comforted not only by your cherished memories of your Mom but also by our loving Father's peace and love.

  43. 14 Apr 2011
    Clark says:
    Eddie & Lynette, Your Mom loved our people well at Cypress Point... & she was also the most honest manager that's ever worked at Cypress Point. She could melt our golfers from around Central Florida with her kind, pretty smile, or support & care for some of our older residents ... (1John 4:12 - "If we love one another, God lives in us" )... Betty certainly loved us well!! ... she is now at peace. We love & miss our dear friend.

  44. 14 Apr 2011
    Cookie&Barry&Peanut says:
    Betty, was my boss, my best friend and she was my mamaw! She had the best smile every morning and always had treats for Peanut and Squirt(the park dogs) She was a great friend to alot of us residents of Cypress Point. I, we all miss ya so very much. Life just doesn't seem the same without your presents. But God had a good reason for you to be with us. Thank y'all for sharing your mother with me and my family. My grandchildren laughed and poke fun with her. She is and always will be our Mamaw! Part of our family forever. God Rest Betty your battle is over here on earth. love

  45. 14 Apr 2011
    Dale & Mark says:
    You will be missed.

  46. 14 Apr 2011
    Dale And Mark says:
    We only had a few moments in your life. I will never forget you. I only hope that there are more Angels out there like you. We will never forget you..
    Much Love, Dale and Mark

  47. 12 Apr 2011
    Ruth Hayes says:
    God must have needed some help up there to have taken such a wonderful, loving, caring and giving mother, grandmother, sister and friend who was always thinking of and taking care of others, (especially her children), to have been taken from us so soon.

    Betty was a hard worker and was gifted with many talents and creativity. She could turn anything into a picture of beauty from her landscaping and interior decorating to her oil paintings.

    She was full of life and determination and was always busy with one project after another. If there was a way, she would find it.

    She loved her little dachshund and treated her like a human.

    I know that there will be a lot of PINK in heaven now that Betty's there and now when we see a beautiful PINK sunset we'll know that Betty painted it for us to enjoy.

    Betty was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed by all whose life she touched.

  48. 11 Apr 2011
    Lynette,and Jeff, and Megan says:
    Mom the most wonderful,caring person on earth. Sorry this terrible cancer took you from us so soon. you fought with everything you had left.you are now at peace no more suffering.just remember how much you are loved, and will be missed. "but not forgotten". This is and has been the hardest thing i have ever done. i just wished i would have learned to have your talent and creativity, because their's nothing you couldn't accomplish when you set your mind to it.We will always miss and Love you. Lynette,Jeff,and Megan Trent.R.I.P MOM.

  49. 11 Apr 2011
    Eddie Roberts says:
    Betty was the most special mom. She gave her love to everyone. She never asked for any thing from anyone, always her kids were first in her life. Mom never showed the pain or complained about it. Mom lived every day to the fullest. I miss her so much.

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