Betty Jo ‘BJ’ Rountree

Born on Sep. 18, 1941 – Departed on Oct. 7, 2007 and resided in Virginia Beach, VA.

Betty Jo Betty Jo ‘BJ’ Rountree, 66, was unexpectedly called to her Heavenly home on October 7, 2007, after a brief illness while visiting her sister in North Carolina.

BJ was born September 18, 1941 to the late William Miller and Emma Morgan Miller. BJ was predeceased by her husband of 41 years, Terry McCall Rountree, who was called home on August 31, 2007.

B. J. had a lively, caring, fun-loving spirit that extended to the entire neighborhood. Everyone who came to the Rountrees’ home felt welcomed and significantly important in BJ’s eyes. For several years, BJ was actively involved in recreational sports as a coach for girls’ basketball and softball. In her later years, she enjoyed gardening and lovingly caring for her husband.

BJ is survived by her three daughters, Karen James and husband Robert, Penny Evans, Renee Norman and husband Chris; and step-daughter, Terry Willis and husband Stuart; also five grandchildren, Tim Hall, Amanda Morisette, Megan Evans, Madison Evans, Alexis Norman; and her beloved dog, Kobe; lifelong friend, Agnes Manos; and a sister, Glenda Johnson and husband Kevin.

The family will receive visitors one hour prior to the memorial service at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Lynnhaven Chapel at 7 p.m. on October 18, 2007. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Virginia Beach SPCA, 3040 Holland Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23453.

BJ will never be replaced in the hearts and minds of her family and friends.   Dear BJ was TNGenWeb’s Gibson County, Tennessee Co-Coordinator and she was very active as a County Coordinator with the NCGenWeb. Requiescat in Pace.

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