Betty Algeo

September 1937
December 2022


Betty Rae Algeo, 85, of Rockville, Maryland, passed away on December 15, 2022, peacefully in her home. Betty was born and raised in Summersville, Missouri. After graduating High School, she went off to live in Washington, DC where she worked for the US Government as a secretary. Betty met William (Bill) Algeo, they married in 1961 had three children, and divorced in 1981. Betty dedicated her life to God and her family. She played a huge role in helping raise her grandchildren. Holding, rocking, and soothing babies was her specialty. Betty was also a great seamstress. She loved reading books, watching westerns, and true crime shows, and eating ice cream. Betty had such a loving and caring heart and always had a comforting hug and a genuine smile to share. She was absolutely adored and deeply loved by her family.

Friends & Family

Betty was predeceased by her parents, John and Martha Justus, sister Dorothy Lewis, brother John Justus Jr. and her grandson Alan Austin Jr. She is survived by her three children, William Ray Algeo, Margaret Ann Austin, and Helen Elaine Sellman, her daughter in law Natasha Algeo, son in laws Alan Austin Sr. and Bryon Sellman, her eight grandchildren, Angel Algeo, Tyler Algeo (Megan), Anthony Austin (Emily), Aryn Austin, Nakeesha Bell (Kevin), Brandon Algeo (Stephanie), Micah Morson, Kendra Posey, Jordyn Sellman and her sixteen great-grandchildren.

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