Richmond Hill Betty Brown, 69, went home to be with the Lord she loved, Sunday February 12, 2017. She passed away peacefully with her sons by her side. Betty was born on July 17, 1947 in Savannah, Georgia. She graduated from Robert W. Groves High School in 1965 and earned her cosmetology certificate from Paris Beauty School. In 1966, Betty married the love of her life, Danny Ray Brown. Together they had two sons, Michael and Kristopher. They raised their boys in Garden City, Georgia until they were parted by her sweet Danny’s passing. Betty recently spoke about her love for and devotion for Danny and how much she longed to be with him. Her family is comforted knowing Betty and Danny now stand hand and hand in God’s eternal light. Betty worked as a beautician for many years and later worked at Ronnie’s Restaurant, but her greatest joy was her role as mama. Betty raised two fine sons and beamed with pride when she spoke of them. She was so very proud of the men they became. The last seven years brought Betty her greatest joy. She loved being nana to Michael’s son, Walker and took so much joy in their time together. In addition to her beloved Danny, Betty was predeceased by her parents, Edgar and Berdie Waters. She leaves behind two cherish her memory her son Michael R. Brown and his son Walker Reese, her son Kristopher, his loving wife Tammy and their son Jacob Dittenber. Betty was so blessed with her loving daughter-in-law, Tammy, and spoke so sweetly of her. Betty also leaves her sister and best friend, Patricia Bashlor (R.B.), nephew Eddie Bashlor (Angela), niece JoAnne Yeakle (Ron), her brothers-in-law Eddie L. Brown and Thomas W. Brown (Susan), the daughter she always wanted Karen Stephens Brown, and several nieces and nephews. Betty’s family wishes to send heartfelt thanks for the compassionate care she received by the medical staff at Memorial Health University Medical Center. We also give special thanks and gratitude to the special friends who never left our side during these last six weeks, especially Andrea Williams. Elder Ron Yeakle will officiate Betty’s funeral which will be held at Carter Funeral Home Bryan Chapel in Richmond Hill. Visitation on February 16, 2017, at 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. with the funeral to follow. Burial will be private.
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