WASHINGTON - Brian Betts' family will receive friends from 6:00-9:00 P.M. Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas, Virginia. Private services will be held Thursday, April 22, 2010 followed by burial at Stonewall Memory Gardens, Manassas. Brian Keith Betts, age 42 of Silver Spring, Maryland, formerly of Manassas, Virginia died unexpectedly Thursday, April 15, 2010. Brian was a graduate of Stonewall Jackson High School, Manassas; a graduate of the University of North Carolina, Greensboro and received his Masters Degree from Hood College. He was currently the Principal of Shaw Middle School, Washington, DC and was previously employed by Montgomery County Schools.
Survivors include his parents, Delbert and Doris Betts of Winter Haven, Florida; one sister, Jennifer Altomare of St. Leonard, Maryland; two nieces, Nicole and Emily Altomare and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Expressions of sympathy are accepted in lieu of flowers. Go to DC Public Schools web site and click the donation icon to the left. Make a donation then to DC Public Education Fund and include a note saying this donation is in memory of Principal Brian Betts.