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Betty Fay Morgan Brown

April 3, 1943 — September 12, 2023

Savannah

 

Mrs. Betty Fay Brown 80, passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2023 at her home in Savannah, Tennessee surrounded by her loving family. Betty was born in Cullman, Alabama on April 3, 1943 to the late William Alton and Johnie Roberta Morgan. She was married to Lewis E. Brown on December 23, 1961 in Ypsilanti, Michigan. They were together for almost 61 years when he preceded her in death on November 11, 2022.

Betty is survived by her two daughters, Janice Baugus (Scottie) and Sharon Bryd (Michael); four grandchildren, Michael Alan Byrd (Kassidy), Brian Baugus (Jenny), Crystal Rico (Ed), and Matthew Baugus; eight great grandchildren, Myleigh, Sofee, Charlee, Beau Byrd, Olivia and Owen Baugus, and Malachi and Avah Rico; two brothers, Ricky Morgan (Brenda) and Terry Morgan; a number of nieces and nephews. 

In addition to her parents and husband, Betty was preceded in death by two sisters, Barbara Bemis and Tersea Morgan; and two brothers Ronnie Morgan (Dawn) and Timmy Morgan (Greta). 

Betty grew up in Ypsilanti, Michigan where she gratuated from Willow Run High School. After her marriage, they moved to Chicago, Illinois for a few years before returning to Ypsilant where they lived until moving to Savannah, Tennessee in 1972. She worked several jobs around Savannah in retail and manufacturing including Magic Mart, Angelica and Brown Shoe. 

Betty became a Christian at an early age and was a member of the Walnut Grove Church of Christ for more than 20 years. She was a good hearted woman who was generous and kind to everyone. Her pride and joy were her daughters, grandchildren and great grandchildren. After retiring, Betty's primary focus was on her family. She was always eager to support and participate in family activities from horse and wagon rides with Lewis, to cooking and shopping with her daughters, to school, music, sports, beauty pagents and anything else her grandchildren or great- grandchildren were involved with. She loved spending time with all of them no matter the event or occasion. Betty always loved beautiful flowers and humming birds.

Everyone who met Betty loved her. She will be dearly missed not only by her family but by everyone who knew her. 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, September 16, 2023

5:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Savannah

450 Church Street, Savannah, TN 38372

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Visitation

Sunday, September 17, 2023

12:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Savannah

450 Church Street, Savannah, TN 38372

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Funeral Service

Sunday, September 17, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

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450 Church Street, Savannah, TN 38372

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Interment

Sunday, September 17, 2023

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