Betty Jo “BJ” Webber Conrad

Betty Jo “BJ” Webber Conrad
March 6, 1950 – November 4, 2017

“Heart of my own heart whatever befall still be my vision, oh Ruler of all”

Betty Jo Conrad, 67, of College Station passed from this life on to her eternal life on November 4, 2017 in Bryan. Her Life Tribute Celebration will begin at 2:30pm, Thursday, November 9, 2017, at First Baptist College Station, 2300 Welsh Ave, College Station. Cremation services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers

Betty Jo Webber was born on March 6, 1950 in Evanston, Illinois to Earl L. and Eleanor Dupuis Webber. After a year at Northwestern University she took a break from college and worked at the Washington National Insurance Company. She met Charley in a church youth group at Northwestern. They were married in March 1972. In 1975, she graduated summa cum laude with majors in Psychology and Religion from William Jewel College in Liberty, Missouri. Following graduation, she worked at the Menninger Foundation, first as a research assistant and later as Seminar Coordinator in the Executive Institute. In 1982, she received her M.S.W.-Clinical from UNC-Chapel Hill and joined the staff of the Forsythe County Mental Health Clinic in Winston-Salem, NC. She later started solo private psychotherapy practices in Greensboro, NC, and in College Station, TX. In 2004, she received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Bravos Valley Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. While practicing in NC she started and facilitated a support group for the wives of ministers. In College Station she conducted workshops for Hospice of Brazos Valley and the American Cancer Society.

Her husband, Charley; son, Travis and wife Jennifer; daughter, Hannah; brother, David Webber; sister, Linda Sarenson; and many, many friends survive BJ.

BJ and her family request that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Cancer Center, 2215 E. Villa Maria Rd., Bryan, TX 77802.

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  1. We are very sorry to read that BJ has died. We remember her from our years in Foxfire as a kind and gentle spirit and a wonderful friend and neighbor.

  2. Travis and family,
    Holding you and yours in thought and prayer. May you find comfort in your friends and faith.
    Micki B.

  3. Thinking of you and your family, praying you can find peace and celebrate the joy, love, and life you shared with BJ.

  4. BJ leaves a heart-shaped field of love and protection around all of us lucky enough to know her and even some who weren’t. What a gracious, wise, passionate leader and such a strong, gentle soul. Just love. Thank you, BJ.

  5. Charlie, Travis and Hannah, please accept my condolences on your great loss. BJ’s smile warmed my sole and I have enjoyed reconnecting with her the past several tears thru facebook. She will always be remembered fondly in my heart, as well as others she touched in this community. May The Lord send His Peace to you all. Hugs.

  6. Charlie, Travis and Hannah, please accept my sincere condolences on your loss. I will so miss BJ’s posts on facebook and her sweet smile. Blessings to you all during this trying time. Sincerely, Marsha Sanford

  7. Charley, I only had the opportunity to meet BJ a couple of times, and then only briefly, but her smile and her life force remain powerfully vivid. My heart and thoughts are with you in this time of enormous loss.

  8. I was surprised and saddened to hear of BJ’s death. She was a kind person and a great mom. Hugs to all of you. Nita Hoelscher

  9. I met BJ through the group of Collaborative law therapists. She was always so positive. She also had wisdom about working with clients. She used to send therapist jokes to me that made me laugh. She will be missed.

  10. BJ was a beautiful lady that loved and was proud of her family. I met her several years ago doing water aerobics. She was so enthusiastic and positive. Always enjoyed her stories and laughter. I feel so blessed to have been able know her. Prayers for her family.

  11. Dear Charlie, Hannah and Travis,
    I am so sorry for your loss and am praying for comfort and peace. I loved BJ like a sister and she had a powerful influence on my life. BJ guided me through my own cancer battle twenty years ago and touched my life in so many other ways since then. I will really miss her radiant, infectious smile, her full-throated laughter and her beautiful, resonant voice. She will reside in my heart forever.
    I apologize for missing BJ’s life celebration, but am unable to travel this week. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers

  12. May her memory be a blessing. BJ was a gentle, wise guide to me as I learned to counsel grieving community members. I will be forever grateful.

  13. Dear Charley, Travis, Hannah, Linda and David,
    Please accept my deepest condolences for the loss of our special BJ. She was one in a million with a smile that could light up the darkest room. Even in days at the Manor she mustered a beautiful smile. She will be sorely missed by so many. It was my great fortune to know her over many years.



  14. Dear Charley, Hannah, Travis, Linda and David,

    Please accept my condolences on the loss of our dear BJ. Her smile lightened the darkest room. She still had that winning smile in those days at the Manor. I am grateful for a friendship with her over these many years. She will be greatly missed by all.


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