Betty Elaine Wells Brewer
November 27, 1926 – April 10, 2018
Betty E. Brewer, age 91 of Jackson, went to be with her Lord after a brief illness on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Northbrooke Rehabilitation.
She was born in Jackson, TN on November 27, 1926 to Ted Oren Wells and Lillie Plunk Wells. She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen Sidney Brewer; her sister, Mary June Holley (Buddy), and her brothers, James Ted Wells (Betty Jo) and Van Henry Wells.
Betty was a graduate of Jackson High School. Following her husband’s death she earned a Registered Nurse Anesthetist Degree at U.T. Memphis. She went to work at The Jackson Clinic in 1957under the direction of Dr. Henry Moore. She retired in 1988 having assisted in several thousand surgeries.
Betty dedicated her life, both professionally and personally to caring for others. She was a lifelong active member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church and especially enjoyed her years as counselor for the MYF. She was a fabulous cook and was well known for her pies and cakes. She loved to spend time with her grandchildren and great- grandchildren. She enjoyed and form of card game and was a fierce competitor.
She is survived by her sisters, Colleen Porter (Vinal) and Patty Simmons (Bill); her sister in law, Ruth Wells; her sons, Oren Drew Brewer, James Allen Brewer (Susan), and Michael Manning Brewer (Paulette), 6 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
The family will receive friends and loved ones at a visitation to be held on Thursday evening, April 12, 2018 from 5-8 p.m. in the North Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons.
The funeral service is to be conducted on Friday afternoon, April 13, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Interment will follow the service at Liberty Cemetery in Bethel Springs, TN.
The family has requested that memorials in Mrs. Brewer’s memory be directed to Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1050 North Parkway, Jackson, TN 38305.
- Oren Drew Brewer, Son
- James Allen Brewer (Susan), Son
- Michael Manning Brewer (Paulette), Son
- Colleen Porter (Vinal), Sister
- Patty Simmons (Bill), Sister
- Ruth Wells, Sister-In-Law
- Six Grandchildren and Six Great Grandchildren, Many Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, and Great Nephews.
- Aldersgate United Methodist Church
- Visitation with Friends and Loved Ones Thursday, April 12, 2018
- The Funeral Service Friday, April 13, 2018
- The Interment Friday, April 13, 2018
Betty Elaine Wells Brewer
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