Bette June Harvey

June 4, 1942 - February 16, 2022

06/04/1942 - 02/16/2022

Past Services

Thursday February 24, 2022
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home – Denbigh Chapel
12893 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA 23608
(757) 874-4200 | Directions

Bette June Harvey, also known as “Gramma B” was born on June 4 ,1942 to Wallace Lacy and Lee Etta Eddington in Oakland California. Bette peacefully entered eternal rest February 16, 2022
Bette graduated in 1960 from Salinas High School located in Salinas California. She later married Jimmy Harvey and traveled the world before settling in Hong Kong. She worked as a beautician, dietician and briefly for a dentist office. She soon found a new love when she was given the opportunity in restaurant management. She managed the Casa Mexicana where she was known for singing her favorite song “Daddy’s Home” by Shep and the Limelites. After successfully managing Casa Mexicana, she opened and ran her own restaurants in Hong Kong. Bette returned to the States in 2010. She quickly settled into her own place. Bette enjoyed cooking and watching Game Show Network. She enjoyed spending time with her family; she especially loved time with her great grands. She made friends through the Pace program and grew close to her neighbors. Sitting outside with her neighbors enjoying the weather and listening to music were a few of her favorite past times.
Bette was preceded in death by her mother, father, and sister Veda Lee Walley.
Bette leaves to cherish her precious memories her husband Jimmy Harvey, sister Delores Mclauglin, brother Preston “Bucky” Harris, children Stephanie Anderson (Kevin) and Dana Harvey, 11 Grandchildren Danacey, Sheena, Dachee, Marqui, Quincey, Keneshia, Keymodi, Quidrilas, Kanisa, Kevin Jr, And Anasia, 12 great grands Aniyah, Alana, Ty’jae, Zaiden, Odell III, Kaiden, Alayah, Zariah, Ja’zyah, Sienna, Rae’na and Malani , her Berkeley Village and PACE family plus a host of other extended family and friends.
Bette is missed by many and loved by more.

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