OBITUARY

Betty Jo Brown

July 12, 1929June 2, 2018
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Betty Jo Ivey Brown, age 88, of Lithia Springs, Georgia passed away Saturday, June 2, 2018 at WellStar Cobb Hospital. She was born in Atlanta on July 12, 1929 to Harry Gordon Ivey, Sr. and Mary Eliza Todd Ivey.

She graduated from Girls High in 1947 and was employed by 1st National Bank, C & S Bank and retired after a long career with the Georgia State Department of Veteran Affairs. She resided in Lithia Springs, Georgia since the early 1970s and was a member of First Baptist Church of Lithia Springs.

Betty Jo was an avid reader, enjoyed pursuing her family’s lineage and most of all, thoroughly enjoyed being “The Grannie” to all of her grandchildren.

She is survived by brothers, Harry (Anita) Ivey of Acworth and Ronnie (Glenda) Ivey of Dallas; daughter, Elaine (Jim) Poole of Acworth; son, Wayne (Colleen) Brown of Hiram; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM. The funeral service will be Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 1:00 PM in the Rosehaven Chapel. Interment will follow at Westview Cemetery in Atlanta, Georgia.

Flowers accepted or donations may be made in memory of Betty Jo Brown to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, www.stjude.org

Those who wish to express condolences or share a special memory may do so online at www.whitleygarner.com

Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, June 6, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, June 6, 2018
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Biography

Betty Jo Ivey Brown, age 88, of Lithia Springs, Georgia passed away Saturday, June 2, 2018 at WellStar Cobb Hospital. She was born in Atlanta on July 12, 1929 to Harry Gordon Ivey, Sr. and Mary Eliza Todd Ivey.

She graduated from Girls High in 1947 and was employed by 1st National Bank, C & S Bank and retired after a long career with the Georgia State Department of Veteran Affairs. She resided in Lithia Springs, Georgia since the early 1970s and was a member of First Baptist Church of Lithia Springs.

Betty Jo was an avid reader, enjoyed pursuing her family’s lineage and most of all, thoroughly enjoyed being “The Grannie” to all of her grandchildren.

She is survived by brothers, Harry (Anita) Ivey of Acworth and Ronnie (Glenda) Ivey of Dallas; daughter, Elaine (Jim) Poole of Acworth; son, Wayne (Colleen) Brown of Hiram; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM. The funeral service will be Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 1:00 PM in the Rosehaven Chapel. Interment will follow at Westview Cemetery in Atlanta, Georgia.

Flowers accepted or donations may be made in memory of Betty Jo Brown to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, www.stjude.org

Those who wish to express condolences or share a special memory may do so online at www.whitleygarner.com

Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246