Betty D. Flanagan

Oakland, California


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Retired Oakland Unified School District Teacher Betty D. Flanagan beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, neighbor, and friend departed her earthly life on October 10, 2008 in Oakland, CA. She served as a dedicated teacher with the Oakland Unified School District for over 37 years. She...

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I know that this may be too late, but I just found out. Ms. Flanagan taught me about life. She always told me, "Make the best of life Bertrand!" I hope I'm making her proud. To the family, God continues to bless you real good.

Pastor Bertrand Todd III
C/O 2002 Castlemont High School

Ms.Flanagan the most memorable teacher at Lowell Jr high and her love for all things Tina Turner!

Thank you everyone for the kind words about our mother. We miss her dearly and it has not been easy on us. Our family appreciates all of your kind words, thoughts, and prayers. Our mother was truly a wonderful woman who gave her best and expected the best from all that knew her.

Valerie Flanagan-Garrett

Ms. Flanagan, the best. I will miss you Ms. Flanagan. You were the greatest teacher and person of all-time. I was in her history and drama class at Lowell Middle School. I was a shy, quiet kid and she helped me out of this to become a more out-spoken person. I can't believe your gone. Like someone wrote, some people you think will just live forever, and even though your gone you will live forever through the many, many lives you touched. I love you Ms. Flanagan and you will always be in my...

To the Flanagan family my cousin may god bless and keep you all together, your mom my aunt was a very good and funny lady I remember alot of fun times, when you guys lived on 26th ave down the street from Big Momma & Big Daddy. My god bless you and your family. Your cousin Dorothy

To the flanagan family, my cousin my heart goes out to you for your lost of your mom and my aunt. My god bless you all. your cousin Dorothy

Oh my goodness, my deepest condolences and sympathies! I was in touch with Vester in North Carolina a couple of years ago when stationed there. I was so surprised and proud to see him as a news anchor in Craven County! I recognized him instantly even though it had been many years since Miss Show Me had introduced my siblings and I to her children. Vester was the youngest--and still is!--and I thought Vickie and Valerie were the most beautiful teens on Earth! That beautiful hair and...

Ms.Flanagan,touched and changed my life! She stayed on me at Lowell Middle School,in U.S. History,Drama class,in the halls,at lunch,when ever,where ever. I loved and respected her for that with all my heart!! I'm trully sadden,cuz they don't make-um like that no more. A trully great teacher, a great mom,and a great all around person. I LOVE YOU Ms.Flanagan. My deepest sympathies to her family

Dear Valerie and Family,

Shshane Thomas just informed me of your mother's passing on Friday. She was my favorite middle school teacher who inspired me to reach for the impossible and never allow anyone to stop my dreams. I love and appreciate your mother for making an impact on my life to help mold me into the woman I am today. My prayers are with you.

I lost my mom in 2001, and what a tremendous shock it was. However, my message to you is time heals the pain. ...