Betty Joan Brown, formerly of Leesville, passed away peacefully on the evening of March 29, 2021 at the Hoosier Christian Village of Brownstown. She was 81.
Betty entered this life on July 5, 1939 in Bloomington Indiana. She was the daughter of Nicolas and Dorothy (Terrell) Hardin. Betty grew up in Bedford and was raised by Berl and Mary (Anderson) Meadows. She was the sister to David Anderson. On November 7, 1959 at the age of 20 she was united in marriage to Willard J. Brown Sr. This union of 45 years was blessed with a son Willard, Jr. and a daughter, Tammy. Willard preceded on September 21, 2005.
She was of Christian Faith, a devoted wife, loving mother, and Grandma. She was a stay-at-home mother that loved solving crossword puzzles. Betty was an avid BINGO player and would be at BINGO night at the Leesville Community Center.
She survived by her children Willard J. Brown, Jr. and his significant other Crystal Dean of Orleans, and Tammy Baker and her husband Steve of Vallonia, two grandsons, Jimmy Baker and his wife Caitlyn of Vallonia, and David Baker of Seymour, a granddaughter, Christine Terry of Mitchell, 2 great-grandchildren, William Baker and Evan Baker, and another great-grandchild on the way.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and her brother
Funeral Service will be conducted at Hague Funeral Home of Medora on Friday April 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm. Burial will follow at Leesville Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Friday April 2, 2021 starting at 11:00 am until time of the service at the Hague Funeral Home of Medora.
Memorials may be written in Betty’s name to the Leesville Cemetery through Hague Funeral Home
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