Bethanne Calvert

Published 12:00 am Friday, February 12, 2010

Bethanne Greger Calvert

Franklin – On February 11th, 2010 at Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Bethanne Naomi Greger Calvert went home to her Lord and Savior. She passed on due to complications associated with her long battle with Leukemia. Bethanne was a wonderful daughter, sister, wife, mother and friend to everyone she met. She is survived by her parents, retired Navy Chief Petty Officer James & Suzette Greger and brother Joseph of Franklin, Va., and her sister Katherine Berry and husband Sean of Jacksonville, NC. She is also survived by her loving and caring husband of eight years, Joshua Calvert, their beautiful seven year old daughter Allison Grace Calvert and her custom blue 2007 convertible ragtop “Jack Roush” Mustang

Bethanne was born in Drexel Hill, Pa. on September 3, 1982 and spent her early childhood in Memphis, Tn. before moving to Suffolk, Va. where she grew up. Graduating in 2000 from Lakeland High School, she entered the United States Navy as a Hospital Corpsman in 2001 where she dedicated five years of service to her country both at home and abroad. This included a deployment to Kuwait before being medically retired with an honorable discharge upon being diagnosed with Leukemia. She was a member of Holland Baptist Church where she worshipped and volunteered her time with the Vacation Bible School.