Bereavement and Homegoing

If you have recently lost a loved one, we want to extend our CARE and celebrate their life with you! Email any details you may have to Dr. Jesse L. Wood here ( Find out more about our Bereavement Ministry Here. Details regarding funeral procedures are here. Please submit information about your departed on the Bereavement Notification Form here. Shortly after this information has been received, it will appear on this page and you will be able to add your notes of love and more.

Betty Jo McDowney

12/23/1957 – 11/07/2022


Obituary For Betty Jo McDowney

Greetings Metropolitan Family,

Please keep Servant Larry Day and Elder Diane Day and Family lifted in your prayers in the passing of Servant Larry’s cousin, Ms. Betty Jo McDowney. Also keep her son Dion and the Day and McDowney families in your prayers as well.

Ms. Bette Jo McDowney of Washington, DC peacefully departed this life on Monday, November 7, 2022 at Washington, Hospital Center. Bette worked for many years at the “Because we Care Health Training Center” as a certified Nursing Assistant. She is survived by her son, Dion L. McDowney, grandchildren, sibling, nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Final Arrangements Visitation Saturday, November 19, 2022 Pilgrim Baptist Church 700 I Street, NE Washington, DC 8:00 AM

Service 10:00 AM

Interment Lomax McDowney Family Cemetery King George, VA.

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