Bettye Jean Young, daughter of Charlie Young and Daisy Mae (Hall) Young was born October 1, 1936, in Swainsboro, Georgia. She entered eternal rest on Monday, May 17, 2021 after a brief illness.
Bettye was affectionately called 'Ms. Bettye" and everyone always said she was the sweetest person. She was known as the lady by the dressing room in Walmart. Everyone loved her smile. She spent her formative years travelling back and forth between Swainsboro, Georgia and Florida with her grandmother Faith Ann Mitchell, who raised her while her mother and siblings worked in Florida. Bettye attended school in Swainsboro and spent a few terms in Florida. She was known for her high academic skills and spelling skills.
At 17, she married her childhood sweetheart, Seabron McCue, Jr. and moved to New Jersey. She was employed as a seamstress in a few factories, she also went back to night school to learn computers. Once completed, she became a secretary for the Department of Defense Military Ocean Terminal in Bayonne, NJ. Where she would eventually retire and return to her hometown of Swainsboro.
After coming come, she returned to work at Walmart Supercenter and was an employee for the past 20 years. She was also a member of The Greater St. James Missionary Baptist Church.
Bettye Jean McCue was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Daisy Young; her husband, Seabron McCue Jr.; one daughter, Seabronica Jean McCue; one grandson, Ricky Eugene Samuels; two sisters, Francis and Bernastine; two brothers, Charlie and Bobby.
She leaves to cherish her memories: her son, Ricardo McCue, Swainsboro, Georgia; three daughters, Stephanie (King) Day, Swainsboro, Georgia, Stacey (McCue-Gant) Muhammad, Statesboro, Georgia, Rebecca Black, Jersey City, New Jersey; one sister-in-law, Louise Young, Twin City; twelve grandchildren, a host of great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
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