Betty Jo Shore Marion, age 84, passed away on February 12, 2021 surrounded by loved ones.
Betty Jo was born in Guilford County, NC to Joseph Poindexter Shore and Mary Elizabeth Coble Shore on February 23, 1936. She graduated from Greensboro Senior High School and attended Mary Washington College. In January 1954, she married the love of her life, Frank Marion.
Betty Jo was a homemaker, a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and thoughtful friend and neighbor. She had an in-home daycare for many years and loved the little children that she cared for as if they were her own. She was a true Southern lady, beautiful and kind and will be missed by all whose lives she touched.
She is survived by her six children, Susan Kratovil (Scott), Diane Rebertus (Russ), Chuck Marion (Donna), Barbara Haithcock (Eddie), Genia Roof, and Joe Marion (Ketura), 12 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren with two more on the way, and her brother, Gene Shore. In her later years, she was lovingly cared for by numerous wonderful caregivers.
Betty Jo was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Frank and grandson, Charlie Roof.
A graveside service will be held at 1pm, Wednesday, February 17 at Tabernacle Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Tabernacle Methodist Church Children’s Ministry, 5721 Methodist Road, Greensboro, NC.
Offer condolences at the family’s home (5214 Liberty Road) or at www.forbisanddick.com.
Forbis and Dick, Pleasant Garden Chapel is serving the family.