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Bettye "Bj" Phillips Byron
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Birth: May 14, 1933
Florida, USA
Death: Mar. 29, 2011
Brevard County
Florida, USA

Bettye "BJ" Byron, 77, of Cocoa Beach, FL died of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. Born and raised in Nashville, BJ held a degree in chemistry from Peabody College and later earned a masters degree in gifted education at George Mason University.
She was a grade school teacher in Cocoa Beach and taught high-school science in the Washington DC area. She also worked on Boeing space programs and designed curriculum for the Saudi Navy Expansion Program. She was a member of the Submarine Officers Wives Club in San Diego and the Navy Wives Club in Cocoa Beach. BJ's first marriage to the late Robert Hemings ended in divorce. She was married to John Byron for the last 37 years of her life. BJ leaves two children, Rosemary Hemings of Carmel, CA and Emerson Hemings of New Smyrna Beach, FL; step-children, Julie Shively, Justina Byron, and Joseph Byron, all of Denver; 12 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Her parents, Ben and Ila Phillips and sister, Barbara Bebout, died earlier. Per her wishes there will be no local service. Published in FLORIDA TODAY on March 30, 2011 
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 60 Site 9788
 
Created by: palsg
Record added: Mar 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67667971
Bettye Bj <i>Phillips</i> Byron
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