Obituary of Betty Shabazz

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Betty Shabazz

Betty Shabazz (born May 28, 1934 in Pinehurst, Georgia) was an academic and activist who was best known for attending the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama and for being the wife of Malcom X. Betty died on June 23, 1997 and her death was because her grandson Malcom Shabazz set a fire in her apartment and she suffered severe, and eventually terminal burns. She died too soon at age 61.

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Betty Shabazz Biography Wiki:

    • Is She Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Shabazz, Betty
    • Common Name: Betty Shabazz
    • Gender: Female
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: she/her
    • Birthplace: Pinehurst, Georgia, United States
    • Birth Date: May 28, 1934
    • Age: 63 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Betty X
    • Occupations:
    • Religion: Muslim
    • Net Worth: $1 to $5 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Brown (See all her faves at Hot-Forum)

    Betty's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Betty Dean Sanders
    • Father: Shelman Sandlin (1913-1986)
    • Mother: Ollie Mae Sanders (1909-1960)
    • Spouse/Partner:
    • Daughter(s):
      • Malikah Shabazz (born September 30, 1965-died November 22, 2021)
      • Ilyasah Shabazz (born July 22, 1962)
      • Gamilah Lumumba Shabazz
      • Quibilah Shabazz (born December 25, 1960)
      • Attallah Shabazz (born November 16, 1958)
      • Malaak Shabazz

Death Notice:

  • Date: June 23 1997 at age 63
  • Place: New York City, New York, United States
  • Cause of Death: Murder (house fire)
  • Funeral Arrangements: Held at Riverside Church and at the Islamic Cultural Center in New York City, New York
  • Interment: Buried at Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, New York

Category Tags:

AcademicActivist American Born on May 28th Born in 1934 Born in Georgia Died in 1997 Died at age 63 Died from Murder

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Wiki Page Updated: 2024-03-26 08:43:05
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