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Obituaries

  • Betty Sue (Johnson) Gershon

    Betty Sue (Johnson) Gershon

Betty Sue (Johnson) Gershon, 83

Oct. 6, 2015

Betty Sue (Johnson) Gershon

Betty Sue (John­son) Gershon

Hon­or­ing the won­der­ful life and legacy of Betty Sue (John­son) Gershon:

Betty passed away Oct. 6, 2015, in Engle­wood, Fla., where she resided with her ded­i­cated hus­band of 63 years, Dr. Julian R. Ger­shon Sr.

Born on May 26, 1932, as the daugh­ter of Clarence and Pearl John­son in Milan, Mo., Betty went on to attend North East­ern Mis­souri Uni­ver­sity. She mar­ried the love of her life, Julian, on June 21, 1951, in Mount Ver­non, N.Y.

Betty was known for her love of art, flow­ers (espe­cially orchids), cats and the power of a great book.

She is sur­vived by her hus­band, Julian Ger­shon Sr., and her chil­dren, Julian Ger­shon Jr. and Gre­gory Ger­shon. She joins her daugh­ter, Denise Ger­shon, in Heaven. Betty was the proud grand­mother to 10 grand­chil­dren and three young great-grandchildren.

She and Julian were mem­bers of the Clare Con­gre­ga­tional Church in Clare, Mich., and she was a life­long mem­ber of Beta Sigma Phi Women’s Sorority.

Memo­r­ial con­tri­bu­tions are requested by the famiy to Tidewell Hos­pice, Inc. 5955 Rand Blvd. Sara­sota, FL 34238.

We will for­ever carry fond mem­o­ries in our hearts of Betty Sue Ger­shon. “Surely good­ness and mercy shall fol­low me all the days of my life; and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord for­ever.” Psalm 23

Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Funeral Home with Pri­vate Cre­ma­tory has been selected to han­dle arrange­ments. You may share a mem­ory with the Ger­shon fam­ily at www.englewoodfh.com