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Betty Jo McCants

Betty Jo McCants
March 16, 1936 – Oct. 11, 2020
Betty Jo McCants, 84, died Oct. 11, 2020. She was born March 16, 1936, in Tylertown to the late Charlie C. and Carrie Crawford Purvis. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, E. H. “Mac” McCants and two brothers, Ben and Joe Purvis. Mrs. McCants was a proud member of the Norfolk Fire & Rescue as a dispatcher. She loved bowling.
Survivors are her children, Rebecca Roberts, David McCants (Pat), Susan Martinez (Robert); five grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren; sisters, Jimmie Mabry and Faye Donaldson (Ralph).
The funeral service was Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, at 12 with Dr. Walter Black officiating, interment in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to the American Diabetes Assn. at
Woodlawn Funeral Home of Norfolk, VA, was in charge of the arrangements. Please visit her webpage at to leave a note of condolence to the family.

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