Obituary of Betty Jean Colon
Betty Jean Colon, 72, of Rome, NY, passed away in her home on January 28, 2024, with her loving family at her side. Born June 19, 1951, she was a daughter of Walter Blue and Elouise Johnson. Betty Jean was educated at RFA. Following high school Betty had a career with DDSO as a Direct Service Assistant, she was a faithful employee for 34 years. Betty was a member of Mount Calvary Baptist Church and enjoyed Sunday services and fellowshipping with her friends there. She was a dedicated and proud mother and grandmother; she enjoyed time spent with family and friends and was a kind and caring soul who will be missed by many.
Betty is survived by her daughter Anya Colon; granddaughter Sky Colon; sisters Verona Mitchell and Venetta Allen; her ex-husband Jose E. Colon. She was predeceased by her son Rafeal Colon; her brother Gonzalez Blue; brother-in-law Will Mitchell; her parents Walter Blue and Elouise Johnson and adopted-father Willie Johnson.
Calling hours will be held Saturday, February 3, 2024 from 12-2PM at Strong-Burns & Sprock Funeral Home, 7751 Merrick Road, Rome, NY 13440. A funeral service will follow immediately with Rev. Tommy Ray Jackson officiating.