Published in The Washington Post on September 16, 2011
11/11/1937 - 8/21/2011
Betty Jo passed into the hands of the Lord on August 21, 2011 after a brief illness. She
was born in Georgetown on Nov. 11, 1937, graduated from Western High School in
1956, and worked for The Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company for many
years before retiring.
Betty enjoyed travelling, and took great pride in her country and her family's long
presence here. She was a kind and gentle person who will be greatly missed by all who
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, George Arthur and Alta Mae Bromley.
She is survived by her cousins, Marlane Fretz of California, Pamela Gibson of Maryland,
Wendy Dunlap of Florida, David Fretz of Virginia, and Robert Huffaker of California.
A viewing followed by a graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on September 19 at
Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland MD.