Betty Jean Roach

Published 10:11 am Thursday, January 20, 2022

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Betty, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 14, in Newport News, at the age of 79. Betty was born on May 2, 1942 in Randolph to the late Raymond and Sadie Johnson.

She grew up in Charlotte County and married Lynwood on Sept. 30, 1961. During her life she raised her son and helped raise grandkids, started a business and enjoyed skiing, tennis, gardening and being team grandma for the infamous football years. She was a friend to many who knew her and was always willing to help those in need. Betty lived for and loved being around her family.

She is survived by her loving husband, Lynwood; her son, Todd and wife, Karen; two grandchildren, Katje and Taylor; her brother, Larry; two nephews, Bo and Tate and by the entire Johnson clan and many friends who will miss her dearly.

A memorial service will be held Jan. 29, at 2 p.m., at Eureka Baptist Church at 4757 George Washington Hwy, Keysville, VA 23947.