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Betty Jean McFadden
February 18, 1937 ~ July 26, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old
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Betty Jean McFadden (Mrs. B.) was 86 when she departed this life on Wednesday, July 26, 2023 in Zephyrhills, Florida. She was born February 18, 1937 in Saint Petersburg, Florida. She was educated in the Pasco County Public School System. She worked as a Secondary School Librarian for thirty-three years in the Pasco County Public School System. She graduated from Florida Agriculture and Mechanical University (FAMU) majoring in Library Science and minored in Language Arts. Betty was a member of Saint Rita Catholic Church, she converted to Catholicism as a young adult and served as the church librarian for a period. She was a founding member of Alpha Pi Chi National Sorority, Inc., Beta Sigma Chapter, Dade City, Florida. She was a philanthropist on the global level sharing with children’s charities all over the United States and Africa. She met and married Robert McFadden and their loving union was blessed with a son, Rodney (deceased). She was preceded in death by her mother, Lily Mae Jordan; her father, James Turner; her son, Rodney McFadden; her brothers, Eddie Thompson and Jimmy Turner; her sister, Evelyn Thumbzen; her sisters-in-law, Geraldine Crenshaw, Lettie Stewart, Barbara Williams, Mae Ollie Rose, Erika Green, Rosalyn Grubbs, Thelma Green; her brothers-in-law, W. Richmond Green and Lonnie Green; and her nephews, William Thompson and Roger Thumbzen. Betty (Mrs. B.) leaves to cherish her fond and loving memories: her devoted husband, Robert McFadden; her sister-in-law, Roberta Williams (Robert); her brothers-in-law, James Crenshaw and John W. Stewart; and a host of nieces and nephews; special nieces and nephews, Jacquie Sanders, Sonya Williams, Carol Johnson, Nelson Green, Sr., and Reynold “Ren” Stewart; special friends, Mrs. Louise White and Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Wells.