Betty Merlene Brown, 80, passed away on Thursday,
November 2, 2017 at Mabry Health Care Center in Gainesboro,
TN. The family has chosen cremation, with memorial services at
a later date.
She was born December 26, 1936, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late H.H. Scantland and Ova Scantland. She was a factory
worker, and a member of the Lakeview Church of Christ.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 1
Sister: Lois Lee.
Survivors include 1 Son: Ricky Brown of Gainesboro, TN; 2
Daughters: Kimberly Thacker of Burkesville, KY, and Pam
Stewart of Gainesboro, TN; 2 Brothers: Harold Scantland of OH,
and Randy Scantland of OH; 5 Sisters: Maidy Moody of
Gainesboro, TN, Carol Taulbee of OH, Wanda Wilson of
Gallatin, TN, Ann Wilson of OH, and Brenda Auberson of
Livingston, TN; Special Friends: Wanda Hix and Suzanne
Thornton; 11 Grandchildren; and 10 Great-Grandchildren.
Several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends
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