Betty Lou Legum

by | Apr 18, 2024 | Obituaries

NORFOLK – Betty Lou Legum, a lifelong resident of Norfolk, passed away on April 13 at the age of 96.

She was predeceased by her parents, Jesse and Rose Ruden Rafelman, Robin Legum Siegel, and her husband Charles “Sonny” Stuart Legum.

After graduating from Maury High School, Betty Lou attended the University of Michigan, Drexel Institute of Technology, and Old Dominion University. Having received her Bachelor of Science in Education, she taught in the Virginia Beach school system for 30 years.

Betty Lou is survived by her son, Jason Legum, and his wife, Gerri, her son-in-law, Dr. Gary Siegel, and his wife, Laurie, grandchildren Austin Siegel and his wife, Aimee, Corey Siegel, Dr. Marni McClure and her husband, Mark, Bryan Legum and his wife, Sara, and Alex Legum, and great-grandchildren Asher, Shayna, Binyamin, and Rachael Leah Siegel, Robin and River McClure.

The funeral service was graveside at Forest Lawn Cemetery with Rabbi Koas officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Congregation Beth El, 422 Shirley Avenue, Norfolk 23517 or to a charity of one’s choice