Mrs. Elizabeth Bazemore Tebell
25 February, 1933 – 4 October, 2014
Elizabeth Wood Bazemore Tebell, born February 25, 1933, in Hampton, Virginia passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on October 4, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, G. Curtis and Elizabeth Wood Bazemore, her brothers, Curtis Jr., John and Donald, and her husband, Gus Tebell. She is survived by her son, Sam Crickenberger (Cynthia), daughter Leslie Blair (Charlie) and grandchildren Grace, Asa, Kemper, Reed, Carter, and Michael, great grandson, Gus, and stepson Carl Tebell (Nancy) and step grandchildren Maggie and Charley. Betty graduated from Newport News High School, attended Longwood College, and made her home in Charlottesville since 1957. She loved music and directed the choir at Church of Our Saviour for seventeen years. Betty made lifelong friends while working for Drs. Moon, Wallenborn, Sydnor and Eastham and later for Dr. Spano. She battled cancer in 1983, 1998 and 2013. Betty and Gus loved their grandkids, attended as many of their activities and life events that they could and loved just being together. A service will be held Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at the chapel of the Church of Our Saviour on Rio Road at 2:00 pm followed by a reception in the Parish Hall. The family would like to thank Dr. Struble and the caring nurses at the Martha Jefferson Hospital Cancer Center as well as Betty’s many wonderful friends who provided great comfort and support. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Martha Jefferson Hospital’s Women’s Center (500 Martha Jefferson Drive, Charlottesville, Va. 22901) or St. John the Baptist Church (4708 Dick Woods Rd., Charlottesville, Va. 22903).
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