Wakefield '60 Classmates: In Memoriam

Betty Lou Albrite Johnson
b: 8/7/1942     d: 2/14/1985

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BETTY LOU ALBRITE, Homeroom Secretary 2; Theta Tri-Hi-Y 3, 4; Gymnastics Club 3, Secretary 4; Cheerleader JV 2, Varsity 3; GAA 2, 3, 4; Choir 2, 3.
The Washington Post, Washington, D.C. - February 17, 1985
Betty Albrite Johnson, on February 14, 1985 at Fairfax Hospital, of Vienna, Virginia.   Wife of Roy Scott Johnson, mother of Brian K., Deborah R., and Tara D. Johnson.   Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond D. Albrite and grandaughter of Mrs. Sadie Brown.  Friends may call at the Colonial Funeral Home, 4161 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, Virginia, on Friday, February 15 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 16.  Funeral services at the United Wesley Methodist Church, Vienna, Virginia.  Saturday, February 16 at 1 a.rn. interment National Memorial Park.  If desired contributions to the Vince Lombardi Cancer Research Institute, Children's Hospital or the Betty Albrlte Johnson Foundation for the United Wesley Methodist Church.

The Washington Post, Washington, D.C. - February 17, 1985
Betty Albrite Johnson, 42, one of the original members of the Washington Redskinettes and choreographer for the Redskinettes for the last five years, died Feb.14 of cancer at Fairfax Hospital.  Mrs. Johnson, who was also executive secretary of the National Automobile Dealers Association, was born in Alexandria and graduated from Wakefield High School.  She had taken University of Virginia extension courses in the Washington area.  A resident of Vienna, Virginia, Mrs. Johnson had taught baton twilling and acrobatics, and when she was younger had been Virginia state champion in baton twirling and acrobatics for two years.  She is survived by her husband, Roy Scott Johnson, and three children, Brian Keith, Deborah Renee and Tara Dawn, all of Vienna, and her parents, Raymond and Mildred Albrite of Arlington.

1980 Reunion Directory:
Married to Roy S. Johnson, District Manager, Johnson Systems, Inc.
Children: Brian, 12 - Debbie, 10 and Tara, 6
Word Processing Supervisor and Secretary to Controller - National Automobile Dealers Association, McLean, Virginia
1962 to Present Washington Redskins - performer with and choreographer for "Redskinettes". (Oldest "Over-The-Hill Gang" member left!)

Betty Lou was one of the founders of the Redskinettes.  The Washington Redskins Cheerleaders Alumni Association named The Betty Johnson Alumna Award in her honor.   Recipients are listed in

2016 Wakefield Class of 1960 and Wakefield Education Foundation