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Betty Otey

May 4, 1929 - April 23, 2012


Betty Jean Westfall Otey, 82, a longtime resident of James City County, died Monday, April 23, 2012. . She was a former member of Smith Memorial Baptist Church and currently York River Baptist Church. She had been employed as a cashier for the Williamsburg Pottery for 22 years. But the love of her life was her family, enjoying crab-feasts and spoiling all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Joseph Sterling Otey, Sr..

She is survived by:

8 Children:

Cathy Roynested,

Joanne Black & husband John,

Joseph S. Otey, Jr.,

Raymond Otey,

David L. Otey & wife Brenda,

Clarence Otey,

Nina Garret & husband Melvin,

Richard ìRickyî L. Otey & wife Jamie;

3 sisters:

Dorothy Hicks, Marlene Hazelwood, and Nancy Ross;

19 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren also survive.

A funeral service will be held Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 11:00am in the Bucktrout of Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in the Williamsburg memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00pm Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the JCC/Bruton Volunteer Fire and Rescue, PO Box 321, Toano, Va 23168. Online condolences may be registered at

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Time: 6:00 am


Bucktrout Funeral Home

4124 Ironbound Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188

Service Information

Date: Thursday, April 26, 2012

Time: 11:00 am


Bucktrout Funeral Home

4124 Ironbound Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188

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